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Minor earthquake, 3.16 mag strikes near Morongo Valley in CA

Earthquake location 34.0818329S, -116.7171631WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Morongo Valley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 08:42:14 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 15:42:14 / September 2, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37467503. Event ids that are associated: ci37467503. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.7171631 West, latitude 34.0818329 North, depth = 9.3 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Cerrito, Norco, Home Gardens.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WNW of Morongo Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7171631° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0818329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WNW of Morongo 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 2016-09-02 15:42:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 15:44:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 154 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 113 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07189 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 ci37467503 Id of event.
Event Code 37467503 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37467503, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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