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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Northern California



Earthquake location 40.6674995S, -123.2813339WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Northern California kilometers (0 miles) from Northern California. The temblor was reported at 00:22:31 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72847541. Id of event: nc72847541. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.48 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -123.2813339 West, latitude 40.6674995 North, depth = 27.48 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 00:22:31 / July 25, 2017 @ 12:22 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shasta Lake, Eureka, Redding. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop).

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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Northern California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.2813339° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6674995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Northern California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-25 00:22:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-25 00:27:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 126 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04753 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 nc72847541 Id of event.
Event Code 72847541 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72847541, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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