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Light earthquake, 4.11 mag was detected near Petrolia in CA

Earthquake location 40.3455009S, -124.841835WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Petrolia in CA. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.57 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:39:10 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.841835° West, latitude 40.3455009° North, depth = 5.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 22:39:10 / June 23, 2019 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73201431. Unique identifier: nc73201431.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 47 km W of Petrolia, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.841835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3455009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km 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 2019-06-23 22:39:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-23 22:45:33 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.07 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 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 260 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 248 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 nc73201431 Id of event.
Event Code 73201431 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73201431, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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