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Minor earthquake, 3.26 mag has occurred near Kenwood in California

Earthquake location 38.3735008S, -122.5748367WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kenwood in California. The temblor was picked up at 12:31:04 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 19:31:04 / March 20, 2016 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.5748367 West, latitude 38.3735008 North, depth = 0.66 km. Unique identifier: nc72609930. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72609930. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.66 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was South San Francisco, San Leandro, Rio Vista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 5 km SSW of Kenwood, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5748367° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3735008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSW of Kenwood, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-20 19:31:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-20 19:33:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 164 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3419 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 157 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 nc72609930 Id of event.
Event Code 72609930 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72609930, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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