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Minor earthquake: M3.15 quake has struck near Hayfork in CA

Earthquake location 40.6315002S, -123.4873352WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hayfork in CA. Event id: nc73294310. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73294310. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.03 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 07:30:36 / October 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am. The temblor was detected at 23:30:36 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -123.4873352° West, 40.6315002° North, depth 28.03 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Eureka, Fortuna. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WNW of Hayfork, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.4873352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6315002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WNW of Hayfork, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-20 07:30:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-20 07:35:05 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 153 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 0.1661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 nc73294310 Id of event.
Event Code 73294310 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73294310, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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