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Minor earthquake 3.25 mag, 10 km SSW of Idyllwild, California



Earthquake location 33.6489983S, -116.7474976WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Idyllwild in California. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37551648. Unique identifier: ci37551648. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 11:41:45 / April 20, 2016 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.77 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -116.7474976° West, latitude 33.6489983° North, depth = 13.77 km. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:45 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Portola Hills, Las Flores, Poway (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SSW of Idyllwild, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7474976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6489983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW of Idyllwild, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-20 11:41:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-20 11:49:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 ci37551648 Id of event.
Event Code 37551648 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37551648, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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