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Minor earthquake: M3.54 quake has struck near Ferndale in CA

Earthquake location 40.5800018S, -125.1158371WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 11:04:44 / March 9, 2020 @ 11:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.11 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc73351895. Event ids that are associated: nc73351895. Exact location of event, longitude -125.1158371 West, latitude 40.5800018 North, depth = 2.11 km. The temblor was reported at 03:04:44 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km W of Ferndale, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.1158371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5800018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km W of Ferndale, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-09 11:04:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-09 11:09:03 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 193 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 77 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6582 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 238 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 nc73351895 Id of event.
Event Code 73351895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73351895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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