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Minor earthquake: M3.49 quake has struck near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.8144989S, -122.7913361WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from The Geysers in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73304236. Id of event: nc73304236. The temblor was detected at 14:29:48 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.7913361° West, latitude 38.8144989° North, depth = 3.23 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 22:29:48 / November 15, 2019 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.23 km (2 miles).

The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novato, Colusa, Winters. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km NW of The Geysers, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7913361° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8144989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of The Geysers, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-15 22:29:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-15 22:35:03 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 5.68 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 187 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 68 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.00722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 nc73304236 Id of event.
Event Code 73304236 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73304236, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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