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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Anza in CA



Earthquake location 33.6368333S, -116.725WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Anza in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:48:07 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 22:48:07 / December 21, 2016 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -116.725 West, latitude 33.6368333 North, depth = 14 km. Unique identifier: ci37768864. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37768864.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Cerrito, Camp Pendleton South, Rubidoux.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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 NNW of Anza, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.725° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6368333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Anza, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-21 22:48:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-21 22:58:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 128 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.054 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 18 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 ci37768864 Id of event.
Event Code 37768864 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37768864, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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