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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Manton in CA

Earthquake location 40.3201675S, -122.0595016WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Manton in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.52 km (10 miles). The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:19 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73521646. Unique identifier: nc73521646. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 17:20:19 / February 11, 2021 @ 5:20 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -122.0595016 West, latitude 40.3201675 North, depth = 16.52 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paradise, Magalia, Chico (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 20 km WSW of Manton, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0595016° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3201675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km WSW of Manton, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-11 17:20:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-11 17:21:59 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 123 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1225 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73521646 Id of event.
Event Code 73521646 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73521646, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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