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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 66 km WNW of Ferndale, CA

Earthquake location 40.7216682S, -125.0246658WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Ferndale in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 13:52:38 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.23 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.23 km, -125.0246658° West, 40.7216682° North. Event id: nc73461426. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73461426. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:52:38 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km WNW of Ferndale, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.0246658° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7216682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km WNW of Ferndale, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-22 13:52:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-22 13:57:05 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 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6766 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 289 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 nc73461426 Id of event.
Event Code 73461426 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73461426, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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