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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Big Bear Lake in California



Earthquake location 34.1990013S, -116.9068298WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Bear Lake in California. Id of earthquake: ci37475560. Event ids that are associated: ci37475560. The temblor was detected at 06:55:29 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 13:55:29 / October 14, 2015 @ 1:55 pm. Exact location, longitude -116.9068298° West, latitude 34.1990013° North, depth = 5.9 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Dimas, Indio, Chino Hills.

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

Did you feel it?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km S of Big Bear Lake, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9068298° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1990013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of Big Bear Lake, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-14 13:55:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-14 14:11:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 94 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.58 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 reviewed 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 232 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 110 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06419 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 ci37475560 Id of event.
Event Code 37475560 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37475560, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Kim Thompson

    I felt the quake this morning. The house shook twice like something big and heavy had run into it. Nothing fell and it was over quickly. Took me a few minutes to understand it had been a quake. Thanks for this site to hear details about it!

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