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Minor earthquake 3.87 mag, 10 km NNE of New Idria, CA

Earthquake location 36.4938316S, -120.6106644WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from New Idria in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.6106644 West, latitude 36.4938316 North, depth = 8.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.98 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 15:01:01 / March 3, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73349375. Event ids that are associated: nc73349375. The 3.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:01 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanford, Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Fowler (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop).

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

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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. 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: 10 km NNE of New Idria, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.6106644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4938316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE 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 2020-03-03 15:01:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-03 15:08:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.76 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 231 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 122 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 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73349375 Id of event.
Event Code 73349375 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73349375, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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