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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag was detected near Petrolia in CA

Earthquake location 40.4373322S, -124.7183304WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, depth 16.54 km, -124.7183304° West, 40.4373322° North. Event id: nc73481926. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73481926. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.54 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:50:13 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 05:50:13 / November 14, 2020 @ 5:50 am.

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 39 km WNW of Petrolia, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.7183304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4373322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km WNW of Petrolia, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-14 05:50:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-14 05:57:04 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 2.09 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 reviewed 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 191 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2931 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 235 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 nc73481926 Id of event.
Event Code 73481926 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73481926, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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