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Minor earthquake: M3.16 quake has struck near Upper Lake in California

Earthquake location 39.333168S, -122.7998352WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Upper Lake in California. Exact location of event, depth 13.1 km, -122.7998352° West, 39.333168° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72733235. Unique identifier: nc72733235. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/16 / 2016-12-05 08:59:35 / December 5, 2016 @ 8:59 am. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:59:35 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Orland, Hidden Valley Lake (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Orland (c. 7 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Willows (c. 6 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 21 km NNE of Upper Lake, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7998352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.333168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km 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 2016-12-05 08:59:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-05 09:03:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 154 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1913 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 nc72733235 Id of event.
Event Code 72733235 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72733235, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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