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Minor earthquake 2.84 mag, 54 km WNW of Trinidad, CA

Earthquake location 41.2541667S, -124.7305WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Trinidad in CA on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.5 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:53:49 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73232376. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73232376. Exact location of earthquake, -124.7305° West, 41.2541667° North, depth 21.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 03:53:49 / July 23, 2019 @ 3:53 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayside, Crescent City, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km WNW of Trinidad, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.7305° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.2541667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km WNW of Trinidad, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-23 03:53:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-23 22:54:02 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 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 124 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 nc73232376 Id of event.
Event Code 73232376 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73232376, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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