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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag has occurred near Rancho Tehama Reserve in California

Earthquake location 39.9823341S, -122.685997WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Rancho Tehama Reserve in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.25 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 13:46:08 / May 24, 2016 @ 1:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:46:08 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72641466. Event ids that are associated: nc72641466. Exact location, longitude -122.685997° West, latitude 39.9823341° North, depth = 10.25 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chico, Redding, Willows. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 24 km W of Rancho Tehama Reserve, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.685997° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9823341° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km W 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 2016-05-24 13:46:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-24 13:58:03 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 140 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0579 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 108 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 nc72641466 Id of event.
Event Code 72641466 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72641466, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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