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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Coso Junction in CA



Earthquake location 36.111S, -117.8756667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.47 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8756667 West, latitude 36.111 North, depth = 2.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 09:11:41 / November 28, 2016 @ 9:11 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:11:41 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72730250, ci37751936. Unique identifier: ci37751936.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 10 km NE of Coso Junction, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8756667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.111° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-28 09:11:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-28 09:19:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 127 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 ,nc,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01808 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 ci37751936 Id of event.
Event Code 37751936 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72730250,ci37751936, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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