Magnitude 4.9 - OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

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2008 October 26 09:27:21 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude4.9
Date-Time
Location40.322°N, 124.637°W
Depth18.5 km (11.5 miles) (poorly constrained)
RegionOFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Distances50 km (30 miles) SW of Fortuna, California
65 km (40 miles) SW of Eureka, California
120 km (75 miles) NW of Fort Bragg, California
335 km (205 miles) NW of SACRAMENTO, California
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 99 km (61.5 miles); depth +/- 31.6 km (19.6 miles)
ParametersNST=134, Nph=134, Dmin=385.2 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp=331°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=3
Source
Event IDnc51210149
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