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Minor earthquake, 3.34 mag has occurred near King City in California

Earthquake location 36.2493324S, -120.8190002WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from King City in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles). The 3.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:05 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.03 km, -120.8190002° West, 36.2493324° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 11:35:05 / October 31, 2016 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72718690. Event ids that are associated: nc72718690.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lemoore Station, Cambria, Templeton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 27 km E of King City, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8190002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2493324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2016-10-31 11:35:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-31 11:38:06 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 172 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 nc72718690 Id of event.
Event Code 72718690 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72718690, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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