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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag strikes near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.678833S, -122.7340012WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7340012 West, latitude 38.678833 North, depth = 6.13 km. Id of earthquake: nc73046671. Event ids that are associated: nc73046671. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 19:23:40 / July 15, 2018 @ 7:23 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:23:40 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.13 km (4 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fairfield, Vallejo, Vacaville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fairfield (c. 105 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km S of The Geysers, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7340012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.678833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S 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 2018-07-15 19:23:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-15 19:34:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 124 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 nc73046671 Id of event.
Event Code 73046671 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73046671, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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