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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag has occurred near Chico in CA

Earthquake location 39.7454987S, -121.8255005WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Chico in CA. Exact location, longitude -121.8255005° West, latitude 39.7454987° North, depth = 23.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.88 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73309356. Id of event: nc73309356. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:59:00 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 09:59:00 / November 27, 2019 @ 9:59 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Olivehurst, Linda, South Yuba City. Earthquake epicenter was 2 km (1 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km NE of Chico, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.8255005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7454987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Chico, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-27 09:59:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 10:01:03 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 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 157 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1876 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73309356 Id of event.
Event Code 73309356 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73309356, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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