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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Talmage in CA

Earthquake location 39.0625S, -123.0633316WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Talmage in CA on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles). Event id: nc73294105. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73294105. The temblor was picked up at 06:43:45 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 14:43:45 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:43 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.0633316 West, latitude 39.0625 North, depth = 5.77 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roseland, Fort Bragg, Sebastopol. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Healdsburg (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 earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SE of Talmage, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.0633316° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Talmage, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-19 14:43:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-19 14:49:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 121 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06927 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 40 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 nc73294105 Id of event.
Event Code 73294105 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73294105, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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