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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Clearlake Oaks in California

Earthquake location 39.0823333S, -122.5028333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Clearlake Oaks in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.79 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -122.5028333° West, 39.0823333° North, depth -0.79 km. Id of earthquake: nc72703071. Event ids that are associated: nc72703071. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:40 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 19:19:40 / September 26, 2016 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Woodland (c. 55 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orland, Woodland, Winters. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km ENE of Clearlake Oaks, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5028333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0823333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ENE of Clearlake Oaks, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-26 19:19:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-30 01:42:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 reviewed 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05859 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 nc72703071 Id of event.
Event Code 72703071 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72703071, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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