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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag strikes near Anza in California

Earthquake location 33.493S, -116.5426636WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Anza in California. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37419063. Unique identifier: ci37419063. The temblor was reported at 04:12:48 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/16 / 2016-07-20 04:12:48 / July 20, 2016 @ 4:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.5426636 West, latitude 33.493 North, depth = 7.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.76 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eucalyptus Hills, Alpine, Lakeland Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 14 km ESE of Anza, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.5426636° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.493° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE of Anza, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-20 04:12:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-20 04:14:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 105 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04978 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 25 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 ci37419063 Id of event.
Event Code 37419063 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37419063, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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