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Minor earthquake 3.61 mag, 6 km NNE of Willow Creek, CA

Earthquake location 40.9840012S, -123.5948334WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Willow Creek in CA on Monday. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:09 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 22.07 km, -123.5948334° West, 40.9840012° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 21:50:09 / December 3, 2018 @ 9:50 pm. Unique identifier: nc73118836. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73118836. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.07 km (14 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Willow Creek, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.5948334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9840012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Willow Creek, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-03 21:50:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-03 21:59:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.29 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 201 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 nc73118836 Id of event.
Event Code 73118836 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73118836, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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