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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag strikes near Cobb in California

Earthquake location 38.8428345S, -122.7705002WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cobb in California on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7705002 West, latitude 38.8428345 North, depth = -0.88 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:20:31 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 21:20:31 / March 19, 2016 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72609210. Event ids that are associated: nc72609210. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.88 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novato, Winters, Colusa (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 4 km WNW of Cobb, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7705002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8428345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WNW of Cobb, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-19 21:20:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-20 16:13:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 184 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.004612 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 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 nc72609210 Id of event.
Event Code 72609210 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72609210, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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