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Minor earthquake: M3.58 quake has struck near Yucca Valley in CA

Earthquake location 34.0723343S, -116.378334WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yucca Valley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:02:02 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37389015, us200064v8. Unique identifier: ci37389015. Global time and date of event 16/06/16 / 2016-06-16 17:02:02 / June 16, 2016 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -116.378334 West, latitude 34.0723343 North, depth = 2 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perris, San Bernardino, Loma Linda. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SE of Yucca Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.378334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0723343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SE of Yucca Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-16 17:02:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-16 17:11:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.81 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 reviewed 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 197 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 115 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37389015 Id of event.
Event Code 37389015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37389015,us200064v8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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