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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag strikes near Petrolia in CA

Earthquake location 40.3441658S, -124.6611633WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Event id: nc73171290. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73171290. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.6611633 West, latitude 40.3441658 North, depth = 18.67 km. The temblor was detected at 08:47:19 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 16:47:19 / April 24, 2019 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.67 km (12 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 32 km W of Petrolia, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.6611633° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3441658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km W of Petrolia, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-24 16:47:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-24 16:57:03 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 152 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2499 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 253 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 nc73171290 Id of event.
Event Code 73171290 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73171290, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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