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Minor earthquake 2.96 mag, 19 km W of Forest Ranch, CA

Earthquake location 39.9081667S, -121.8955WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Forest Ranch in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.16 km (46 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73030911. Unique identifier: nc73030911. Exact location of event, depth 74.16 km, -121.8955° West, 39.9081667° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:15 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/18 / 2018-06-15 15:08:15 / June 15, 2018 @ 3:08 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colusa, Live Oak, Anderson. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km W of Forest Ranch, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.8955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9081667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km W of Forest Ranch, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-15 15:08:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-16 02:40:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 135 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 nc73030911 Id of event.
Event Code 73030911 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73030911, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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