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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Laytonville in California

Earthquake location 39.6629982S, -123.6224976WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Laytonville in California on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.79 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72721580. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72721580. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 13:19:48 / November 7, 2016 @ 1:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.6224976 West, latitude 39.6629982 North, depth = -0.79 km. The temblor was reported at 05:19:48 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ukiah, Fort Bragg.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 12 km WSW of Laytonville, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.6224976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6629982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2016-11-07 13:19:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 13:24:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 122 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03871 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72721580 Id of event.
Event Code 72721580 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72721580, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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