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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag strikes near Lompoc in CA

Earthquake location 34.4309998S, -120.7248306WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Lompoc in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.08 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 04:30:23 / June 8, 2017 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:30:23 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.7248306 West, latitude 34.4309998 North, depth = -0.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72812296, ci37664503. Id of event: ci37664503.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Oceano (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nipomo (c. 16 700 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km SW of Lompoc, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.7248306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4309998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SW of Lompoc, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-08 04:30:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-08 04:36:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 146 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 ,nc,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 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 ci37664503 Id of event.
Event Code 37664503 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72812296,ci37664503, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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