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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag strikes near Avenal in CA

Earthquake location 35.9980011S, -120.1938324WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Avenal in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 23:51:06 / July 28, 2019 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.78 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 18.78 km, -120.1938324° West, 35.9980011° North. The temblor was detected at 15:51:06 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73237181. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73237181.

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kerman, Kingsburg, Tulare (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km W of Avenal, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1938324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9980011° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W 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 2019-07-28 23:51:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-28 23:56:03 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 171 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 nc73237181 Id of event.
Event Code 73237181 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73237181, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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