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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag strikes near Blue Lake in CA

Earthquake location 40.8429985S, -123.8249969WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Blue Lake in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -123.8249969° West, 40.8429985° North, depth 24.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73298350. Id of event: nc73298350. The temblor was picked up at 17:00:38 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.85 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 01:00:38 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:00 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km ESE of Blue Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.8249969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8429985° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE of Blue Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-29 01:00:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 01:02:42 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 176 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07693 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 nc73298350 Id of event.
Event Code 73298350 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73298350, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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