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Minor earthquake, 3.69 mag was detected near Redway in CA


Earthquake location 40.3918343S, -123.7376633WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Redway in CA. Event id: nc73468941. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73468941. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.42 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:24:11 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 01:24:11 / October 10, 2020 @ 1:24 am. Exact location, longitude -123.7376633° West, latitude 40.3918343° North, depth = 23.42 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNE of Redway, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.7376633° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3918343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km NNE of Redway, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 01:24:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 01:29:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.69 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 210 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 0.1526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 nc73468941 Id of event.
Event Code 73468941 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73468941, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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