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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag has occurred near Ferndale in CA

Earthquake location 40.6894989S, -124.4798355WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 02:27:49 / May 31, 2018 @ 2:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -124.4798355 West, latitude 40.6894989 North, depth = 16.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:27:49 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73023231. Unique identifier: nc73023231. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.01 km (10 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata. Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NW of Ferndale, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.4798355° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6894989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Ferndale, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-31 02:27:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-31 02:32:01 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 123 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2396 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 259 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 nc73023231 Id of event.
Event Code 73023231 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73023231, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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