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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Upper Lake in California



Earthquake location 39.3181648S, -122.7856674WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Upper Lake in California on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:03:00 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 20:03:00 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7856674 West, latitude 39.3181648 North, depth = 10.86 km. Event id: nc72728470. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72728470. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.86 km (7 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orland, Colusa, Cloverdale. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Orland (c. 7 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Willows (c. 6 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NNE of Upper Lake, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7856674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3181648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNE of Upper Lake, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-22 20:03:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-22 20:07:03 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 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 129 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1416 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 39 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 nc72728470 Id of event.
Event Code 72728470 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72728470, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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