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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 7 km ESE of Cottonwood, California



Earthquake location 40.3714981S, -122.19133WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cottonwood in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72872780. Unique identifier: nc72872780. Exact location of earthquake, -122.19133° West, 40.3714981° North, depth 13.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.35 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 18:27:42 / August 20, 2017 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:27:42 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orland, Corning, Shasta Lake (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of Cottonwood, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.19133° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3714981° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Cottonwood, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-20 18:27:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-20 18:32:02 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 122 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 0.1442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72872780 Id of event.
Event Code 72872780 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72872780, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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