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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Crescent City in California



Earthquake location 41.4923S, -126.1941WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 168 km W of Crescent City, California (104 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.12 km (7 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:22 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006jsb. Event ids that are associated: nc72689206, us10006jsb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 21:25:22 / September 2, 2016 @ 9:25 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.12 km, -126.1941° West, 41.4923° North.

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. 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: 168 km W of Crescent City, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.1941° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4923° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 168km W 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 2016-09-02 21:25:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-24 22:33:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 reviewed 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 130 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.636 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 243 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 us10006jsb Id of event.
Event Code 10006jsb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72689206,us10006jsb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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