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Minor earthquake 3.55 mag, 3 km SSW of Montecito, CA

Earthquake location 34.4165001S, -119.6463318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Montecito in CA. Event id: ci37865280. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37865280, nc72792966. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6463318 West, latitude 34.4165001 North, depth = 12.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 17:55:55 / April 23, 2017 @ 5:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.87 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:55:55 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Westlake Village, Taft, Vandenberg Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SSW of Montecito, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6463318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4165001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km 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 17:55:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 18:03:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 139 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.98 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 254 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 ci37865280 Id of event.
Event Code 37865280 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37865280,nc72792966, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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