Earthquakes today

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

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.17 mag, 26 km E of Coso Junction, California

Earthquake location 36.0708351S, -117.6608353WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Coso Junction in California. Exact location, longitude -117.6608353° West, latitude 36.0708351° North, depth = 2.25 km. The temblor was detected at 00:35:23 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37548408. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37548408, nc72621055. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.25 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 07:35:23 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:35 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

How would you describe the shaking?

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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km E of Coso Junction, California.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6608353° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0708351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km E 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 2016-04-12 07:35:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 07:53:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 155 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,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0961 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 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 ci37548408 Id of event.
Event Code 37548408 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37548408,nc72621055, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply