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Minor earthquake: M2.99 quake has struck near New Idria in CA

Earthquake location 36.5073318S, -120.7730026WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from New Idria in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.7730026 West, latitude 36.5073318 North, depth = 7.15 km. Global time and date of event 02/07/19 / 2019-07-02 17:48:42 / July 2, 2019 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:48:42 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73204921. Event ids that are associated: nc73204921. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.15 km (4 miles).

The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kerman (c. 13 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huron, Kerman, Hollister.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NW of New Idria, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.7730026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5073318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of New Idria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-02 17:48:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-02 17:55:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1563 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73204921 Id of event.
Event Code 73204921 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73204921, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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