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Minor earthquake, 3.17 mag strikes near Stratford in CA

Earthquake location 36.2041664S, -119.8030014WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Stratford in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -119.8030014 West, latitude 36.2041664 North, depth = 8.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 08:29:04 / January 26, 2018 @ 8:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.19 km (5 miles). The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:04 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72958756. Id of event: nc72958756.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Wasco, McFarland (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NE of Stratford, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.8030014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2041664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE of Stratford, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-26 08:29:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-26 08:37:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 159 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 113 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2864 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 nc72958756 Id of event.
Event Code 72958756 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72958756, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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