Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Minor earthquake, 3.81 mag was detected near Ojai in California

Earthquake location 34.5396652S, -119.072998WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ojai in California. The 3.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:39 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 08:42:39 / March 12, 2016 @ 8:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth -0.13 km, -119.072998° West, 34.5396652° North. Event id: ci37534768. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o3x472, ci37534768. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.13 km (-0 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hollywood (c. 167 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ladera Heights, Vincent, Palmdale (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

How would you describe the shaking?

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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km ENE of Ojai, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.072998° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5396652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km 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 08:42:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-12 08:55:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 243 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.96 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 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 323 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 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 ci37534768 Id of event.
Event Code 37534768 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o3x472,ci37534768, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply