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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Willow Creek in California

Earthquake location 40.9658318S, -123.5613327WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Willow Creek in California. Exact location of earthquake, -123.5613327° West, 40.9658318° North, depth 27.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 13:24:29 / April 12, 2016 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:29 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72621175. Event ids that are associated: nc72621175. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.4 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km ENE of Willow Creek, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.5613327° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9658318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Willow Creek, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-12 13:24:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 13:37:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 168 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1585 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 nc72621175 Id of event.
Event Code 72621175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72621175, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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