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Light earthquake: M4.44 quake has struck near Lakeport in CA

Earthquake location 39.0340004S, -123.0668335WA light earthquake magnitude 4.44 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lakeport in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 15:03:33 / December 6, 2020 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73494405. Event ids that are associated: at00qkxb5x, ew1607267013, nc73494405. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.64 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Lakeport in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.44-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:33 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.64 km, -123.0668335° West, 39.0340004° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boyes Hot Springs, Colusa, Willows. The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km W of Lakeport, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.0668335° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0340004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km W of Lakeport, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-06 15:03:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 15:11:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.75 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 312 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 ,at,ew,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 78 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1354 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 61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73494405 Id of event.
Event Code 73494405 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qkxb5x,ew1607267013,nc73494405, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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