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Minor earthquake, 3.26 mag strikes near Laytonville in CA

Earthquake location 39.6389999S, -123.4430008WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Laytonville in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.96 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: nc73354100. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73354100. The temblor was detected at 14:28:58 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 22:28:58 / March 14, 2020 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.4430008 West, latitude 39.6389999 North, depth = 7.96 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ukiah, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Laytonville, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.4430008° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6389999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE of Laytonville, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-14 22:28:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-14 22:31:04 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 164 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 nc73354100 Id of event.
Event Code 73354100 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73354100, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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