Magnitude 7.2 - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
2005 June 15 02:50:53 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA|
160 km (100 miles) WSW of Crescent City, California
160 km (100 miles) WNW of Eureka, California
165 km (105 miles) WSW of Brookings, Oregon
485 km (305 miles) NW of SACRAMENTO, California
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.6 km (2.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=288, Nph=288, Dmin=175.7 km, Rmss=1.11 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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Felt (IV) at Crescent City, Ferndale, Kneeland, Loleta and Petrolia; (III) at Arcata, Bayside, Blue Lake, Carlotta, Eureka, Fortuna, Garberville, Gasquet, Hoopa, Hydesville, Klamath, McKinleyville, Orick, Orleans, Redway, Rio Dell, Scotia, Smith River, Trinidad and Whitethorn. Also felt (III) at Brookings and Grants Pass, Oregon. Felt from southwestern Oregon south as far as the San Francisco Bay area. A tsunami was generated with maximum wave heights (peak-to-trough) of 26.0 cm. at Crescent City, 6.5 cm. at Arena Cove and 5.0 cm. at North Spit, California; 3.5 cm. at Tofino and 2.0 cm. at Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada.
Scientific & Technical Information
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NOAA Tsunami Bulletins for this Earthquake
- West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
- Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
- Recent Tsunamis
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General Tsunami Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver