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Minor earthquake 3.46 mag, 8 km WNW of Johannesburg, CA



Earthquake location 35.3973351S, -117.7125015WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Saturday. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:06:56 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.68 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 00:06:56 / June 4, 2017 @ 12:06 am. Exact location, longitude -117.7125015° West, latitude 35.3973351° North, depth = 6.68 km. Unique identifier: ci37661159. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37661159, nc72810031.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golden Hills, Tehachapi, Rosamond (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km WNW of Johannesburg, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7125015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3973351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WNW of Johannesburg, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-04 00:06:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-04 00:14:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.28 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 184 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 91 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08569 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 ci37661159 Id of event.
Event Code 37661159 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37661159,nc72810031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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