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Minor earthquake, 3.35 mag strikes near Bayside in California



Earthquake location 40.7991676S, -123.972168WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bayside in California on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 01:46:53 / October 29, 2015 @ 1:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -123.972168 West, latitude 40.7991676 North, depth = 23.95 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72545480. Unique identifier: nc72545480. The temblor was reported at 18:46:53 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.95 km (15 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, McKinleyville, Eureka.

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

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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: 9 km ESE of Bayside, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.35 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.972168° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7991676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ESE of Bayside, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-29 01:46:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 02:01:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 105 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 205 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04723 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 72 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 nc72545480 Id of event.
Event Code 72545480 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72545480, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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