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Minor earthquake: M3.16 quake has struck near The Geysers in CA

Earthquake location 38.7888336S, -122.7249985WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from The Geysers in CA on Friday. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:37 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73484926. Event ids that are associated: nc73484926. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 19:50:37 / November 20, 2020 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.7249985 West, latitude 38.7888336 North, depth = 1.71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.71 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vacaville, American Canyon, Colusa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vacaville (c. 92 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Napa (c. 76 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Novato (c. 51 900 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 3 km ENE of The Geysers, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7249985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7888336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE 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 2020-11-20 19:50:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-20 19:55:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 154 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 0.0272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 nc73484926 Id of event.
Event Code 73484926 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73484926, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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