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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag was detected near Avenal in CA

Earthquake location 36.0890007S, -120.1896667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Avenal in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:08:08 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73282580. Id of event: nc73282580. Exact location of event, depth 7.9 km, -120.1896667° West, 36.0890007° North. Global time and date of event 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 14:08:08 / September 28, 2019 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). 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 Parlier, Fresno, Atascadero.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NNW of Avenal, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1896667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0890007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Avenal, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-28 14:08:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-28 14:13:02 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 179 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.198 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 nc73282580 Id of event.
Event Code 73282580 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73282580, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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