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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Bootjack in CA

Earthquake location 37.3103333S, -119.9946671WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Bootjack in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.22 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9946671 West, latitude 37.3103333 North, depth = 17.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 11:46:24 / March 21, 2020 @ 11:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73356855. Id of event: nc73356855. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:46:24 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Atwater (c. 28 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waterford, Hilmar-Irwin, Mendota (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSW of Bootjack, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9946671° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3103333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSW of Bootjack, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 11:46:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-21 11:48:04 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 128 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2087 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 87 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 nc73356855 Id of event.
Event Code 73356855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73356855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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