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Minor earthquake: M3.31 quake has struck near Malibu in California



Earthquake location 34.0316658S, -118.9883347WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Malibu in California on Thursday. Global time and date of event 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 14:19:51 / May 25, 2017 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:19:51 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37654447. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37654447. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9883347° West, 34.0316658° North, depth 15.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.06 km (9 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marino, San Gabriel, Montebello. Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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 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: 16 km W of Malibu, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9883347° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0316658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km W of Malibu, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-25 14:19:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-25 14:32:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 250 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.19 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 276 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 117 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 ci37654447 Id of event.
Event Code 37654447 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37654447, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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