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Minor earthquake: M3.03 quake strikes near Castaic in California

Earthquake location 34.616333S, -118.632164WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Castaic in California. The temblor was reported at 06:58:10 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 2.03 km (1 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-04 02:58:10 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.632164 West, latitude 34.616333 North, depth 2.03 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rosemead, East Los Angeles, Monrovia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.632164° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.616333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km N of Castaic, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-04 02:58:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-04 03:00:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 141 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ci A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07535 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 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 ci37301696 Id of event.
Event Code 37301696 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ci37301696 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Karyn

    We’re having one in Valley Village. A roller.

  2. Barbara

    nice one in Acton, CA

  3. Sherry

    Felt it in winnetka

  4. Deanie

    Just had Earth Quake came from north’south direction shook my couch in that direction. Simi Valley California at 7″18 P.M.

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