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Minor earthquake, 3.57 mag was detected near Calistoga in California

Earthquake location 38.6199989S, -122.6968307WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Calistoga in California on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 7.12 km, -122.6968307° West, 38.6199989° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 15:59:16 / August 31, 2017 @ 3:59 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72882765. Id of event: nc72882765. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:16 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, Davis, Tamalpais Valley (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Richmond (c. 103 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Calistoga, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.6968307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6199989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Calistoga, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-31 15:59:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 16:03:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 200 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 68 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 nc72882765 Id of event.
Event Code 72882765 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72882765, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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