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Minor earthquake, 3.16 mag was detected near Shaver Lake in CA

Earthquake location 37.0831667S, -119.2688333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Shaver Lake in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.62 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73393256. Unique identifier: nc73393256. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 13:58:05 / May 22, 2020 @ 1:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:58:05 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.2688333° West, latitude 37.0831667° North, depth = 44.62 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodlake, Madera, Madera Acres (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sanger (c. 24 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Reedley (c. 24 200 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km ESE of Shaver Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2688333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0831667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ESE of Shaver Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-22 13:58:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-29 20:26:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 reviewed 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 157 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 nc73393256 Id of event.
Event Code 73393256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73393256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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