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Minor earthquake, 3.39 mag was detected near Burney in California

Earthquake location 40.7183342S, -121.5238342WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Burney in California. Exact location of event, depth 5.26 km, -121.5238342° West, 40.7183342° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.26 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72587466. Event ids that are associated: nc72587466. The temblor was reported at 06:28:34 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 14:28:34 / February 2, 2016 @ 2:28 pm.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Susanville, Redding, Anderson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of Burney, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.39 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5238342° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7183342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSE of Burney, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-02 14:28:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-02 14:34:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1086 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 101 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 nc72587466 Id of event.
Event Code 72587466 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72587466, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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