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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Willow Creek in California

Earthquake location 41.2666664S, -123.7494965WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Willow Creek in California. The temblor was picked up at 23:53:05 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29.55 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72793611. Id of event: nc72793611. Exact location of earthquake, -123.7494965° West, 41.2666664° North, depth 29.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 07:53:05 / April 25, 2017 @ 7:53 am.

Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crescent City, Eureka, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 37 km NNW of Willow Creek, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.7494965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.2666664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NNW of Willow Creek, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-25 07:53:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-25 07:58:03 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 128 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2238 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 nc72793611 Id of event.
Event Code 72793611 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72793611, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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