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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag has occurred near Los Alamos in CA

Earthquake location 34.6853333S, -120.2845001WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Los Alamos in CA on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 03:25:27 / October 8, 2016 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.2845001° West, latitude 34.6853333° North, depth = 3.08 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:27 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.08 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci37712704. Event ids that are associated: ci37712704, nc72709021.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carpinteria, San Luis Obispo, Montecito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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 S of Los Alamos, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.2845001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6853333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km S of Los Alamos, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-08 03:25:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-08 03:38:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 52 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 201 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,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0502 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 ci37712704 Id of event.
Event Code 37712704 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37712704,nc72709021, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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