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Minor earthquake, 3.24 mag was detected near Adelanto in California



Earthquake location 34.6738319S, -117.4810028WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Adelanto in California. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4810028° West, 34.6738319° North, depth 6.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.99 km (4 miles). The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:41 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 11:58:41 / April 6, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37328087. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37328087.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chino Hills, West Covina, Baldwin Park. Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NNW of Adelanto, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4810028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6738319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Adelanto, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-06 11:58:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-06 12:09:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 163 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 128 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1291 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 39 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 ci37328087 Id of event.
Event Code 37328087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37328087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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