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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Upper Lake in California

Earthquake location 39.3206673S, -122.7921677WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Upper Lake in California on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: nc72656241. Event ids that are associated: nc72656241. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:55:05 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.7921677° West, 39.3206673° North, depth 12.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/16 / 2016-06-28 11:55:05 / June 28, 2016 @ 11:55 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orland, Colusa, Cloverdale (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Orland (c. 7 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Willows (c. 6 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NNE of Upper Lake, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7921677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3206673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNE of Upper Lake, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-28 11:55:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-28 12:00:04 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 125 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.291 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 nc72656241 Id of event.
Event Code 72656241 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72656241, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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