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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag strikes near Petrolia in CA

Earthquake location 40.413166S, -125.1636658WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 75 km W of Petrolia, CA (47 miles). The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:56:11 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.85 km, -125.1636658° West, 40.413166° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73351960, us60008cfs. Unique identifier: nc73351960. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 13:56:11 / March 9, 2020 @ 1:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.85 km (1 miles).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km W of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.1636658° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.413166° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km W of Petrolia, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-09 13:56:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-09 14:42:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 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 172 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6336 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 266 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 nc73351960 Id of event.
Event Code 73351960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73351960,us60008cfs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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