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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Big Pine in California



Earthquake location 37.0545S, -117.8924WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 km ESE of Big Pine, California (23 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.8924° West, latitude 37.0545° North, depth = 0 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00540953, nc72623960. Unique identifier: nn00540953. The temblor was picked up at 13:25:56 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 20:25:56 / April 18, 2016 @ 8:25 pm.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km ESE of Big Pine, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8924° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0545° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km ESE of Big Pine, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-18 20:25:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 20:43:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76.23 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 nn00540953 Id of event.
Event Code 00540953 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00540953,nc72623960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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