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Minor earthquake, 3.47 mag has occurred near Nuevo in California



Earthquake location 33.8950005S, -117.1173325WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nuevo in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37523696. Id of event: ci37523696. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.1173325 West, latitude 33.8950005 North, depth = 13.5 km. The temblor was detected at 01:01:09 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 09:01:09 / February 14, 2016 @ 9:01 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Westminster, La Mirada, Midway City. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNE of Nuevo, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.47 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.1173325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8950005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNE of Nuevo, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-14 09:01:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-14 09:18:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 396 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.41 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 352 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 98 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 ci37523696 Id of event.
Event Code 37523696 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37523696, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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