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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag strikes near King City in California

Earthquake location 36.2398338S, -120.8046646WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from King City in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 13:49:19 / December 15, 2015 @ 1:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.88 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72568081. Id of event: nc72568081. Exact location of earthquake, -120.8046646° West, 36.2398338° North, depth 8.88 km. The temblor was reported at 05:49:19 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lemoore Station, Cambria, Templeton (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km E of King City, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8046646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2398338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km E of King City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-15 13:49:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-15 13:55:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 170 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02404 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 nc72568081 Id of event.
Event Code 72568081 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72568081, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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