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Earthquake: M 2.62 quake strikes near Oroville in California

Earthquake location 39.5803337S, -121.5500031WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.62 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Oroville in California. The temblor was reported at 01:09:21 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 1.13 km (1 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-07 09:09:21 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -121.5500031 West, latitude 39.5803337 North, depth 1.13 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Williams, Corning, Alta Sierra.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5500031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5803337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km N of Oroville, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-07 21:09:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-07 21:11:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 106 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04623 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 nc72377031 Id of event.
Event Code 72377031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nc72377031 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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