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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Ojai in California

Earthquake location 34.526001S, -119.0755005WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ojai in California on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.92 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -119.0755005° West, latitude 34.526001° North, depth = 15.92 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 07:27:33 / March 12, 2016 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37534736. Id of event: ci37534736. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:33 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Hollywood, Bear Valley Springs, Acton.

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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 18 km ENE of Ojai, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0755005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.526001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ENE of Ojai, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-12 07:27:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-12 07:46:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 113 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 214 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 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1026 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 ci37534736 Id of event.
Event Code 37534736 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37534736, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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