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Minor earthquake 3.22 mag, 3 km ENE of East Quincy, CA

Earthquake location 39.9421654S, -120.8658371WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from East Quincy in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73386685. Unique identifier: nc73386685. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:47:23 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth -1.52 km, -120.8658371° West, 39.9421654° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.52 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:47:23 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Oroville East (c. 8 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thermalito, South Oroville, Oroville.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 3 km ENE of East Quincy, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8658371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9421654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of East Quincy, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-15 21:47:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-15 21:52:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 160 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 nc73386685 Id of event.
Event Code 73386685 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73386685, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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