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Minor earthquake, 3.21 mag was detected near Almanor in CA

Earthquake location 40.2373352S, -121.1663361WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Almanor in CA on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.91 km (-1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.1663361 West, latitude 40.2373352 North, depth = -1.91 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/18 / 2018-06-15 20:57:15 / June 15, 2018 @ 8:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73031071. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73031071. The temblor was picked up at 12:57:15 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paradise, Magalia, Susanville (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 2 km NNE of Almanor, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.1663361° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.2373352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNE of Almanor, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-15 20:57:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-15 21:09:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 160 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2875 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 83 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 nc73031071 Id of event.
Event Code 73031071 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73031071, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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