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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag strikes near Ferndale in CA

Earthquake location 40.5341682S, -124.822998WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 01:32:34 / November 8, 2020 @ 1:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.17 km, -124.822998° West, 40.5341682° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.17 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:32:34 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73479226. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73479226.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 48 km W of Ferndale, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.822998° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5341682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km W 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 2020-11-08 01:32:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-08 01:37:04 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 144 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5077 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 286 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 nc73479226 Id of event.
Event Code 73479226 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73479226, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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