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Minor earthquake 3.14 mag, 2 km SSW of Montecito, CA



Earthquake location 34.4210014S, -119.6443329WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Montecito in CA on Sunday. Unique identifier: ci37865288. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37865288, nc72792976. The temblor was detected at 10:56:01 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.6443329° West, latitude 34.4210014° North, depth = 11.29 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 18:56:01 / April 23, 2017 @ 6:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.29 km (7 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Thousand Oaks, Lompoc, Moorpark (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSW of Montecito, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6443329° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4210014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSW of Montecito, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-23 18:56:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 19:02:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.02 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 152 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06158 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 61 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 ci37865288 Id of event.
Event Code 37865288 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37865288,nc72792976, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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