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Minor earthquake, 3.13 mag was detected near Redway in CA

Earthquake location 40.1348343S, -123.856163WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Redway in CA on Friday. Event id: nc73328466. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73328466. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.856163 West, latitude 40.1348343 North, depth = 22.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 13:47:46 / January 17, 2020 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.41 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:47:46 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fort Bragg, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 3 km WNW of Redway, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.856163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1348343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Redway, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-17 13:47:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-17 13:49:49 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 151 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 nc73328466 Id of event.
Event Code 73328466 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73328466, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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