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Minor earthquake, 3.22 mag was detected near Little Lake in CA



Earthquake location 36.0035019S, -117.8733368WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Thursday. Unique identifier: ci37664695. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37664695, nc72812386. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.16 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.16 km, -117.8733368° West, 36.0035019° North. The temblor was detected at 00:30:40 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 08:30:40 / June 8, 2017 @ 8:30 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km NNE of Little Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8733368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0035019° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of Little Lake, 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 08:30:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-08 08:43:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 160 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01447 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 ci37664695 Id of event.
Event Code 37664695 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37664695,nc72812386, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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