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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Mineral in CA

Earthquake location 40.2886658S, -121.5543365WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mineral in CA on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.5543365 West, latitude 40.2886658 North, depth = 4.91 km. Event id: nc73079175. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73079175. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 21:18:41 / September 1, 2018 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:18:41 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.91 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Redding, Susanville, Durham (min 5000 pop).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 8 km S of Mineral, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5543365° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.2886658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S of Mineral, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-01 21:18:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-01 21:32:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 139 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 nc73079175 Id of event.
Event Code 73079175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73079175, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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