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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag was detected near Avenal in CA

Earthquake location 36.0595016S, -120.1483307WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Avenal in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -120.1483307 West, latitude 36.0595016 North, depth = 11.16 km. Event id: nc72954230. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72954230. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:22:44 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.16 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 02:22:44 / January 15, 2018 @ 2:22 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fowler, Templeton, Selma (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 6 km NNW of Avenal, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1483307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0595016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of Avenal, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-15 02:22:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-15 02:28:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 123 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03139 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 94 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 nc72954230 Id of event.
Event Code 72954230 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72954230, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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