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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag strikes near Lakeport in CA

Earthquake location 39.0213318S, -123.0811691WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lakeport in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.16 km (-0 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.0811691° West, latitude 39.0213318° North, depth = -0.16 km. Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 01:12:47 / January 18, 2021 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73512770. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73512770. The temblor was reported at 01:12:47 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roseland, Sebastopol, Santa Rosa (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 14 km W of Lakeport, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.0811691° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0213318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km W of Lakeport, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-18 01:12:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-18 01:21:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 130 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2051 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 nc73512770 Id of event.
Event Code 73512770 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73512770, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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