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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Banning in California

Earthquake location 33.9608345S, -116.8840027WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Banning in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 14:42:34 / January 6, 2016 @ 2:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -116.8840027° West, 33.9608345° North, depth 1.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.55 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:42:34 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Banning in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ci37510616. Event ids that are associated: at00o0jcuy, ci37510616.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaheim, Azusa, Escondido (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km N of Banning, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8840027° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9608345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N of Banning, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-06 14:42:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-06 14:53:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 166 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.43 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 375 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 ,at,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09966 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37510616 Id of event.
Event Code 37510616 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o0jcuy,ci37510616, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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