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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 7 km SE of Coso Junction, California



Earthquake location 36.0055S, -117.8918333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Coso Junction in California on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 08:41:58 / February 17, 2016 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.41 km, -117.8918333° West, 36.0055° North. Event id: ci37525128. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37525128. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.41 km (1 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:58 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SE of Coso Junction, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8918333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0055° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SE 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 2016-02-17 08:41:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-17 08:52:36 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 122 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.002519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 ci37525128 Id of event.
Event Code 37525128 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37525128, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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