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Minor earthquake 3.09 mag, 237 km W of Ferndale, California



Earthquake location 40.5968333S, -127.0645WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km W of Ferndale, California (147 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:14 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.83 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1.83 km, -127.0645° West, 40.5968333° North. Id of earthquake: nc72537120. Event ids that are associated: nc72537120. Global time and date of event 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 01:15:14 / October 15, 2015 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 237 km W of Ferndale, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -127.0645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5968333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 237km W of Ferndale, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-15 01:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-17 02:44:05 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 reviewed 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 147 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.139 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 317 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 nc72537120 Id of event.
Event Code 72537120 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72537120, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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