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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Weitchpec in CA

Earthquake location 41.0941658S, -123.5063324WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Weitchpec in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 22:02:07 / March 4, 2020 @ 10:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 17.35 km, -123.5063324° West, 41.0941658° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73349820. Id of event: nc73349820. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.35 km (11 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:02:07 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km ESE of Weitchpec, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.5063324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.0941658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Weitchpec, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-04 22:02:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-04 22:03:44 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 126 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2782 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 nc73349820 Id of event.
Event Code 73349820 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73349820, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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