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Minor earthquake 2.87 mag, 174 km W of Ferndale, California



Earthquake location 40.6731667S, -126.3228333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km W of Ferndale, California (108 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: nc72726005. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72726005. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 05:07:03 / November 16, 2016 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles). The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:07:03 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.62 km, -126.3228333° West, 40.6731667° North.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 174 km W of Ferndale, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.3228333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6731667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 174km W of Ferndale, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 05:07:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-18 01:43:03 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 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 127 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 1.525 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 323 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 nc72726005 Id of event.
Event Code 72726005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72726005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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