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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near Coso Junction in California

Earthquake location 36.1290016S, -117.8584976WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/15 / 2015-07-05 05:57:18 / July 5, 2015 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci37198247. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37198247. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:57:18 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.95 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.95 km, -117.8584976° West, 36.1290016° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NE of Coso Junction, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8584976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1290016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Coso Junction, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-05 05:57:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-05 06:08:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 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 135 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 ci37198247 Id of event.
Event Code 37198247 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37198247, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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