3.0 Quake Off Trinidad Coastline


A small quake struck off the coast of Trinidad at approximately 7:38 p.m. At 3.0 magnitude and approximately 12 miles offshore, it didn’t shake things much. Nonetheless some folks felt it. Were you one?

Cal Tech reports,

Magnitude 3.0 – local magnitude (Ml)
Time Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 7:38:50 PM (PDT)
Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2:38:50 (UTC)
Distance from Westhaven-Moonstone, CA – 20 km (12 miles) WNW (288 degrees)
McKinleyville, CA – 25 km (16 miles) NW (312 degrees)
Arcata, CA – 33 km (20 miles) NW (322 degrees)
Bayside, CA – 36 km (22 miles) NW (322 degrees)
Eureka, CA – 37 km (23 miles) NNW (338 degrees)
Coordinates 41 deg. 5.9 min. N (41.099N), 124 deg. 19.6 min. W (124.326W)
Depth 22.3 km (13.9 miles)
Quality Fair
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 16, Nph= 16, Dmin=26.3 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.7 km, Erzz=1.1 km, Gp=187.2 degrees
Event ID# nc72495196
Additional Information map || waveforms
Did You Feel It?


One comment


    Ironic that the Lakeview swarms have started up again, also that spot off the Oregon coast. Not even during a solar flare, which is when you see most quakes.

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