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Minor earthquake 3.06 mag, 182 km W of Petrolia, CA

Earthquake location 40.3583333S, -126.4338333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km W of Petrolia, CA (113 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.49 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 14:42:02 / March 20, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:42:02 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -126.4338333° West, 40.3583333° North, depth 3.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73356440. Unique identifier: nc73356440.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 182 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.4338333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3583333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 182km W of Petrolia, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-20 14:42:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-25 23:12:26 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 reviewed 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 144 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.6 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 282 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 nc73356440 Id of event.
Event Code 73356440 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73356440, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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