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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag was detected near Lake Pillsbury in CA

Earthquake location 39.4868317S, -123.1123352WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lake Pillsbury in CA. Event id: nc72997031. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72997031. The temblor was reported at 08:48:27 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.71 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 16:48:27 / April 8, 2018 @ 4:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -123.1123352 West, latitude 39.4868317 North, depth = 4.71 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cloverdale, Clearlake, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 16 km WNW of Lake Pillsbury, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.1123352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4868317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Lake Pillsbury, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-08 16:48:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-08 16:53:02 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 137 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09409 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 nc72997031 Id of event.
Event Code 72997031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72997031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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