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Minor earthquake, 3.43 mag has occurred near Covelo in CA

Earthquake location 39.8595009S, -123.3681641WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Covelo in CA on Monday. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:36:59 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 15:36:59 / September 14, 2020 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc73457811. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73457811. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -123.3681641° West, 39.8595009° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ukiah, Fort Bragg. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 13 km NW of Covelo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.3681641° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8595009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Covelo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-14 15:36:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-14 15:40:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 181 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 nc73457811 Id of event.
Event Code 73457811 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73457811, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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