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Light earthquake 4.13 mag, 5 km NW of The Geysers, CA

Earthquake location 38.8121681S, -122.7971649WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.13 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:58:30 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73014276. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73014276. Exact location, longitude -122.7971649° West, latitude 38.8121681° North, depth = 1.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.15 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 02:58:30 / May 10, 2018 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fairfield, Woodland, Lucas Valley-Marinwood (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Woodland (c. 55 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NW of The Geysers, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7971649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8121681° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of The Geysers, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-10 02:58:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-10 03:22:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 138 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.52 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 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 326 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.004439 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 nc73014276 Id of event.
Event Code 73014276 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73014276, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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