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6.0 Earthquake at the North San Francisco Bay/Napa Valley; aprox. 3:20am

A strong earthquake occurred at 3:20:44 AM (PDT) on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
The magnitude 6.1 event occurred 7 km (4 miles) NW of American Canyon, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 11 km ( 7 miles).


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Magnitude 6.1 – moment magnitude (Mw)
Time Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 3:20:44 AM (PDT)
Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 10:20:44 (UTC)
Distance from American Canyon, CA – 7 km (4 miles) NW (310 degrees)
Napa, CA – 10 km (6 miles) SSW (198 degrees)
Vallejo, CA – 14 km (8 miles) NNW (336 degrees)
Santa Rosa, CA – 43 km (26 miles) SE (126 degrees)
Coordinates 38 deg. 12.9 min. N (38.214N), 122 deg. 19.2 min. W (122.319W)
Depth 10.8 km (6.7 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 96, Nph= 89, Dmin=3 km, Rmss=0.2 sec, Erho=0.2 km, Erzz=0.3 km, Gp=28.8 degrees
Event ID# nc72282711

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