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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag was detected near Ferndale in California



Earthquake location 40.4150009S, -124.9678345WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Ferndale in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 22:38:02 / July 22, 2017 @ 10:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:38:02 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.9678345 West, latitude 40.4150009 North, depth = 0.78 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.78 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72845501. Id of event: nc72845501.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km WSW of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.9678345° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4150009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km WSW of Ferndale, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-22 22:38:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-22 22:43:03 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 138 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4849 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 263 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 nc72845501 Id of event.
Event Code 72845501 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72845501, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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