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Minor earthquake, 3.61 mag was detected near Loma Linda in CA

Earthquake location 34.0408325S, -117.2399979WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loma Linda in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 05:06:54 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.72 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.72 km, -117.2399979° West, 34.0408325° North. The temblor was reported at 21:06:54 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37828544, nc72775131. Unique identifier: ci37828544.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakewood, Commerce, Bell Gardens (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km ESE of Loma Linda, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2399979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0408325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Loma Linda, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-14 05:06:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 05:13:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 140 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.63 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 261 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37828544 Id of event.
Event Code 37828544 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37828544,nc72775131, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Marsha

    Felt it in Yucaipa California

  2. Rena

    Very strong shaking in Moreno Valley!

  3. Sally

    Yes, I live in east Moreno Valley, sounded like a rumbling, then a boom

  4. Jenn

    I felt one at 10 pm in Ontario

  5. Valerie

    Yes!! Felt bigger here in Riverside

  6. Lynn

    I did not feel it in Laguna Woods, CA

  7. Nancy

    Nope, didn’t feel it here in Anaheim! So glad…

    • Nancy

      Actually we were watching TV and I think that’s about the time I got up to check as it sounded like someone had dropped a package on our front porch. Hmm…

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