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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Westhaven-Moonstone in California



Earthquake location 41.0398331S, -124.1008301WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Westhaven-Moonstone in California. Id of earthquake: nc72814101. Event ids that are associated: nc72814101. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1008301 West, latitude 41.0398331 North, depth = 20.55 km. Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 12:19:29 / June 11, 2017 @ 12:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.55 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:29 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crescent City, Fortuna, Eureka (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 0 km SSE of Westhaven-Moonstone, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.1008301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.0398331° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SSE of Westhaven-Moonstone, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-11 12:19:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-11 12:36:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 93 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.53 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 238 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1315 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 nc72814101 Id of event.
Event Code 72814101 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72814101, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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