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Minor earthquake, 3.45 mag has occurred near Rancho Cucamonga in California

Earthquake location 34.1696663S, -117.6330032WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.48 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:28:26 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.6330032 West, latitude 34.1696663 North, depth = 10.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37573280. Unique identifier: ci37573280. Global time and date of event 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 02:28:26 / May 24, 2016 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Northridge, Valle Vista, San Clemente. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 7 km NW of Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6330032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1696663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Rancho Cucamonga, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-24 02:28:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-24 02:31:24 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 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 184 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 142 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04902 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 15 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 ci37573280 Id of event.
Event Code 37573280 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37573280, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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