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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Loma Linda in CA

Earthquake location 34.0426674S, -117.2406693WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loma Linda in CA on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.26 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.2406693° West, latitude 34.0426674° North, depth = 18.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37607311, nc72777876. Id of event: ci37607311. The temblor was reported at 13:17:44 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 21:17:44 / March 18, 2017 @ 9:17 pm.

Epicenter of the event 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rancho Mirage, Altadena, Rossmoor (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2406693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0426674° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.26 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 2017-03-18 21:17:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-18 21:22:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.77 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 189 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 96 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0717 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 30 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 ci37607311 Id of event.
Event Code 37607311 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37607311,nc72777876, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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