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Minor earthquake, 3.09 mag was detected near Ferndale in California



Earthquake location 40.4786667S, -127.038WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 235 km W of Ferndale, California (146 miles). Unique identifier: nc72897041. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72897041. The temblor was reported at 12:33:26 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 20:33:26 / September 22, 2017 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.58 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.038 West, latitude 40.4786667 North, depth = 4.58 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 235 km W of Ferndale, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -127.038° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4786667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 235km W 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 2017-09-22 20:33:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 01:18:02 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 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 147 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 330 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 nc72897041 Id of event.
Event Code 72897041 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72897041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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