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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Shingletown in California

Earthquake location 40.4343338S, -121.984169WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shingletown in California. Event id: nc72763261. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72763261. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:12:12 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 01:12:12 / February 13, 2017 @ 1:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.08 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.984169° West, 40.4343338° North, depth 15.08 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corning, Shasta Lake, Redding (min 5000 pop).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km SW of Shingletown, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.984169° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4343338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SW of Shingletown, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-13 01:12:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 01:16:03 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1479 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 nc72763261 Id of event.
Event Code 72763261 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72763261, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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