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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag strikes near Pine Hills in CA

Earthquake location 40.6860008S, -124.0861664WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pine Hills in CA. The temblor was picked up at 12:41:40 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.35 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 20:41:40 / September 16, 2019 @ 8:41 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73275015. Id of event: nc73275015. Exact location of earthquake, -124.0861664° West, 40.6860008° North, depth 20.35 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SE of Pine Hills, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.0861664° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6860008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Pine Hills, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-16 20:41:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-16 20:48:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 127 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1382 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 nc73275015 Id of event.
Event Code 73275015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73275015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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