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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag has occurred near Gardena in CA

Earthquake location 33.9205017S, -118.3014984WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Gardena in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.77 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.77 km, -118.3014984° West, 33.9205017° North. Unique identifier: ci37695608. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37695608. The temblor was reported at 07:43:58 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 14:43:58 / September 20, 2016 @ 2:43 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fillmore, Pedley, Glen Avon (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km N of Gardena, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.3014984° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9205017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N of Gardena, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-20 14:43:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-20 14:57:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 200 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.93 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 239 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 102 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 ci37695608 Id of event.
Event Code 37695608 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37695608, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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