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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 8 km SSW of Idyllwild, CA

Earthquake location 33.6775017S, -116.7576675WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Idyllwild in CA. Global time and date of event 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 15:14:12 / June 18, 2017 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:14:12 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37912624. Id of event: ci37912624. Exact location of earthquake, -116.7576675° West, 33.6775017° North, depth 15.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles).

Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poway, Foothill Ranch, Twentynine Palms (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 SSW of Idyllwild, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7576675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6775017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW of Idyllwild, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-18 15:14:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 15:27:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 105 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.53 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 225 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 105 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 ci37912624 Id of event.
Event Code 37912624 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37912624, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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