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Minor earthquake: M3.64 quake has struck near Anza in CA



Earthquake location 33.5880013S, -116.5976639WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Anza in CA. The temblor was reported at 07:29:31 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 15:29:31 / December 25, 2016 @ 3:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.52 km, -116.5976639° West, 33.5880013° North. Id of earthquake: ci37770816. Event ids that are associated: ci37770816. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colton, Eucalyptus Hills, Alpine (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 8 km ENE of Anza, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.64 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.5976639° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.5880013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE 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 2016-12-25 15:29:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-26 19:09:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 reviewed 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 204 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37770816 Id of event.
Event Code 37770816 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37770816, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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