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Minor earthquake 2.97 mag, 11 km ESE of Willits, CA

Earthquake location 39.359333S, -123.2511673WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73532491. Unique identifier: nc73532491. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:42 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.61 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 16:03:42 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.61 km, -123.2511673° West, 39.359333° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 11 km ESE of Willits, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.2511673° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.359333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Willits, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-07 16:03:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 16:05:20 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 136 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06858 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 nc73532491 Id of event.
Event Code 73532491 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73532491, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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