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Minor earthquake: M3.39 quake has struck near Rancho Tehama Reserve in California

Earthquake location 39.8079987S, -122.7421646WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Rancho Tehama Reserve in California. Unique identifier: nc72524276. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72524276. Global time and date of event 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 13:11:06 / September 12, 2015 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:06 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.43 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7421646° West, 39.8079987° North, depth 4.43 km.

Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Orland (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anderson, Chico, Red Bluff (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SW of Rancho Tehama Reserve, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.39 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7421646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8079987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SW of Rancho Tehama Reserve, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-12 13:11:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-12 13:13:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 177 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06097 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 nc72524276 Id of event.
Event Code 72524276 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72524276, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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