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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 12 km NNW of Coso Junction, California

Earthquake location 36.1463318S, -117.982666WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in California on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 0.16 km, -117.982666° West, 36.1463318° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.16 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:55 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 19:51:55 / December 29, 2015 @ 7:51 pm. Unique identifier: ci37507424. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37507424.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNW of Coso Junction, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.982666° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1463318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW 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 2015-12-29 19:51:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-29 19:54:49 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 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 134 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1073 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 42 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 ci37507424 Id of event.
Event Code 37507424 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37507424, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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