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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag was detected near Little Lake in CA



Earthquake location 35.8973351S, -117.6845016WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6845016 West, latitude 35.8973351 North, depth = 1.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 12:59:29 / September 29, 2016 @ 12:59 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:59:29 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37705224. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37705224. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.97 km (1 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6845016° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8973351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Little Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-29 12:59:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-29 13:01:59 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 144 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05756 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 ci37705224 Id of event.
Event Code 37705224 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37705224, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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