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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Blue Lake in CA

Earthquake location 40.8448334S, -123.8408356WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Blue Lake in CA. The temblor was detected at 10:23:01 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/19 / 2019-02-06 18:23:01 / February 6, 2019 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Blue Lake in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: nc73138600. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pmioec, nc73138600. Exact location of event, depth 26.1 km, -123.8408356° West, 40.8448334° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km ESE of Blue Lake, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.8408356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8448334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Blue Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-06 18:23:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-06 18:33:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 29 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.76 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 307 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 ,at,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08737 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 77 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73138600 Id of event.
Event Code 73138600 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pmioec,nc73138600, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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