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Minor earthquake, 3.85 mag was detected near Willows in CA

Earthquake location 39.4915009S, -122.0156631WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Willows in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 14:44:40 / December 27, 2020 @ 2:44 pm. Id of earthquake: nc73503450. Event ids that are associated: nc73503450. Exact location of earthquake, -122.0156631° West, 39.4915009° North, depth 24.61 km. The temblor was reported at 14:44:40 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.61 km (15 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Grass Valley, Clearlake, Red Bluff (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 16 km ESE of Willows, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0156631° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4915009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ESE of Willows, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-27 14:44:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-27 14:50:26 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 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.6 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 229 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 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 nc73503450 Id of event.
Event Code 73503450 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73503450, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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