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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Quincy in California

Earthquake location 40.0118S, -121.0552WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Quincy in California on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 08:11:58 / October 7, 2019 @ 8:11 am. Unique identifier: nn00706566. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73287915, nn00706566. Exact location of earthquake, -121.0552° West, 40.0118° North, depth 11.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:11:58 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palermo, Durham, Chico (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NW of Quincy, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0552° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Quincy, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-07 08:11:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-07 16:08:54 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.134 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1576 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62.7 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 nn00706566 Id of event.
Event Code 00706566 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73287915,nn00706566, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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