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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Palo Cedro in California

Earthquake location 40.4845S, -122.1093333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Palo Cedro in California. Global time and date of event 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 21:40:05 / February 18, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1093333 West, latitude 40.4845 North, depth = 15.22 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:05 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72765406. Unique identifier: nc72765406. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.22 km (9 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corning, Red Bluff, Shasta Lake (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop).

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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Palo Cedro, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1093333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4845° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SE of Palo Cedro, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-18 21:40:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-23 07:23:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 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 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 130 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04106 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 104 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mh The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72765406 Id of event.
Event Code 72765406 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72765406, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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