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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag has occurred near Esparto in CA

Earthquake location 38.6110001S, -122.0333328WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Esparto in CA on Monday. Exact location, longitude -122.0333328° West, latitude 38.6110001° North, depth = 10.56 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 10:00:43 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am. Event id: nc73472601. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73472601. The temblor was detected at 10:00:43 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.56 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo, Loomis, Waldon. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop).

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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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 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: 9 km S of Esparto, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0333328° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6110001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S of Esparto, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-19 10:00:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-19 10:06:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 127 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 nc73472601 Id of event.
Event Code 73472601 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73472601, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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