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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 1 km SSW of Anderson Springs, CA

Earthquake location 38.7671661S, -122.6973343WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Anderson Springs in CA on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 10:17:55 / October 24, 2020 @ 10:17 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:55 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.13 km, -122.6973343° West, 38.7671661° North. Id of earthquake: nc73474556. Event ids that are associated: nc73474556. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.13 km (1 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vacaville, American Canyon, Novato (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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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: 1 km SSW of Anderson Springs, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.6973343° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7671661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of Anderson Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-24 10:17:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-24 10:22:30 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 129 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.001825 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 nc73474556 Id of event.
Event Code 73474556 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73474556, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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