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Light earthquake, 4.06 mag has occurred near The Geysers in California

Earthquake location 38.7958336S, -122.7340012WA light earthquake magnitude 4.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from The Geysers in California. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 00:57:52 / February 21, 2017 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:57:52 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.7340012° West, latitude 38.7958336° North, depth = 0.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72766046. Unique identifier: nc72766046. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.87 km (1 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dixon, Vallejo, Suisun (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NE of The Geysers, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7340012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7958336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE of The Geysers, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-21 00:57:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-21 01:16:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 38 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.16 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 275 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01276 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 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72766046 Id of event.
Event Code 72766046 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72766046, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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