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Minor earthquake 3.19 mag, 6 km NW of The Geysers, CA

Earthquake location 38.8160019S, -122.8131638WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from The Geysers in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73446570. Id of event: nc73446570. The temblor was detected at 13:23:42 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.8131638° West, latitude 38.8160019° North, depth = 2.75 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.75 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 13:23:42 / August 17, 2020 @ 1:23 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Napa, Williams (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NW of The Geysers, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.8131638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8160019° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km 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 2020-08-17 13:23:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 13:29:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.007767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 nc73446570 Id of event.
Event Code 73446570 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73446570, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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