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Minor earthquake, 3.79 mag has occurred near Redway in CA

Earthquake location 40.1399994S, -123.8463364WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Redway in CA on Wednesday. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:40:14 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 19:40:14 / December 4, 2019 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.93 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.8463364° West, latitude 40.1399994° North, depth = 21.93 km. Id of earthquake: nc73311641. Event ids that are associated: nc73311641.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km NW of Redway, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.8463364° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1399994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NW of Redway, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-04 19:40:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-04 19:44:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 221 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 0.04742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 nc73311641 Id of event.
Event Code 73311641 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73311641, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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