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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag strikes near Crescent City in California



Earthquake location 41.8991661S, -124.1969986WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crescent City in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.28 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 19:17:27 / September 12, 2016 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1969986 West, latitude 41.8991661 North, depth = 22.28 km. The temblor was reported at 12:17:27 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72694531. Id of event: nc72694531.

Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Brookings (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brookings, Crescent City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km N of Crescent City, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.1969986° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8991661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km N of Crescent City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-12 19:17:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-12 19:19:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 169 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 0.2488 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 nc72694531 Id of event.
Event Code 72694531 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72694531, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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