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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Kettleman City in CA

Earthquake location 36.1010017S, -119.9848328WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kettleman City in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 03:56:20 / August 31, 2019 @ 3:56 am. The temblor was detected at 19:56:20 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.9848328 West, latitude 36.1010017 North, depth = -0.33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73262475. Id of event: nc73262475. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.33 km (-0 miles).

The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delano, Fresno, Farmersville (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Kettleman City, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9848328° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1010017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Kettleman City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-31 03:56:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-31 03:58:20 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 121 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2573 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 nc73262475 Id of event.
Event Code 73262475 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73262475, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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