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Light earthquake, 4.55 mag was detected near Eureka in California



Earthquake location 41.0616684S, -125.38517WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.55 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 106 km WNW of Eureka, California (66 miles). Event id: nc72852946. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72852946. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 17:08:24 / July 29, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:08:24 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.38517 West, latitude 41.0616684 North, depth = 6.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 106 km WNW of Eureka, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.38517° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.0616684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km WNW of Eureka, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-29 17:08:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-29 17:14:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 1 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 320 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 113 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9879 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 235 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72852946 Id of event.
Event Code 72852946 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72852946, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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