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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag has occurred near Ludlow in California



Earthquake location 34.6898346S, -116.2371674WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.2371674 West, latitude 34.6898346 North, depth = 1.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.04 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:21:06 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37297743. Unique identifier: ci37297743. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 10:21:06 / January 19, 2016 @ 10:21 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Big Bear Lake, Barstow Heights, Fort Irwin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WSW of Ludlow, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2371674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6898346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW of Ludlow, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-19 10:21:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-19 10:41:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.22 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 191 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 0.07102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci37297743 Id of event.
Event Code 37297743 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37297743, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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