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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag was detected near Shaver Lake in CA

Earthquake location 36.9420013S, -119.2480011WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Shaver Lake in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.99 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2480011 West, latitude 36.9420013 North, depth = 28.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:05 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73528961. Event ids that are associated: nc73528961. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 17:46:05 / February 27, 2021 @ 5:46 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanford, Kerman, Madera Acres. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 19 km SSE of Shaver Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2480011° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9420013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE 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 2021-02-27 17:46:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-27 17:49:40 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 131 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 nc73528961 Id of event.
Event Code 73528961 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73528961, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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