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Minor earthquake 3.14 mag, 7 km SW of Santa Barbara, CA



Earthquake location 34.376667S, -119.7518311WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Barbara in CA on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37770624, nc72743170. Unique identifier: ci37770624. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/16 / 2016-12-24 14:15:33 / December 24, 2016 @ 2:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -119.7518311° West, 34.376667° North, depth 10.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.51 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:15:33 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Vandenberg Village, Lompoc. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Camarillo (c. 65 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 7 km SW of Santa Barbara, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.7518311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.376667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of Santa Barbara, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-24 14:15:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-24 14:26:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 45 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.82 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 169 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 ci37770624 Id of event.
Event Code 37770624 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37770624,nc72743170, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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