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Minor earthquake: M3.22 quake has struck near Coalinga in CA

Earthquake location 36.3216667S, -120.3601685WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Coalinga in CA. The temblor was picked up at 09:14:47 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 09:14:47 / August 15, 2019 @ 9:14 am. Event id: nc73251305. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73251305. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.05 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.3601685 West, latitude 36.3216667 North, depth = 14.05 km.

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greenfield, Corcoran, Madera.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km N of Coalinga, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3601685° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3216667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km N of Coalinga, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-15 09:14:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 09:17:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 160 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73251305 Id of event.
Event Code 73251305 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73251305, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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