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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Hamilton City in CA

Earthquake location 39.7758331S, -121.9958344WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hamilton City in CA. The temblor was reported at 01:50:13 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 09:50:13 / April 29, 2020 @ 9:50 am. Unique identifier: nc73378025. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73378025. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.79 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.9958344° West, 39.7758331° North, depth 14.79 km.

The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marysville, Yuba City, Tierra Buena (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km NNE of Hamilton City, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9958344° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7758331° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE of Hamilton City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-29 09:50:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-29 09:51:52 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 134 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73378025 Id of event.
Event Code 73378025 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73378025, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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