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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag was detected near Willits in CA

Earthquake location 39.3586655S, -123.2483368WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 08:48:31 / August 27, 2020 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.39 km (-0 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.2483368° West, latitude 39.3586655° North, depth = -0.39 km. Unique identifier: nc73450161. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73450161. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:31 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km ESE of Willits, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.2483368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3586655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Willits, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-27 08:48:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-27 08:53:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.73 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 187 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06673 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 nc73450161 Id of event.
Event Code 73450161 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73450161, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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