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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag was detected near Valencia in California



Earthquake location 34.364666S, -118.6406631WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Valencia in California. Exact location, longitude -118.6406631° West, latitude 34.364666° North, depth = 9.3 km. Id of earthquake: ci37550056. Event ids that are associated: ci37550056. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 21:21:32 / April 15, 2016 @ 9:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:32 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Dimas, Los Alamitos, Buena Park (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSW of Valencia, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.6406631° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.364666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Valencia, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-15 21:21:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-15 21:29:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 50 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.35 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 190 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03021 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 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 ci37550056 Id of event.
Event Code 37550056 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37550056, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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