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Light earthquake, 4.08 mag was detected near Laytonville in California

Earthquake location 39.6604996S, -123.6413345WA light earthquake magnitude 4.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Laytonville in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72721105. Unique identifier: nc72721105. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 13:00:46 / November 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm. Exact location of event, depth -0.79 km, -123.6413345° West, 39.6604996° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.79 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:00:46 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ukiah, Fort Bragg. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 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: 13 km WSW of Laytonville, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.6413345° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6604996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW of Laytonville, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-06 13:00:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 13:05:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.04 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 256 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 nc72721105 Id of event.
Event Code 72721105 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72721105, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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