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Minor earthquake, 3.53 mag strikes near Boron in CA



Earthquake location 34.9700012S, -117.4280014WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Boron in CA. Event id: ci37704759. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37704759. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4280014 West, latitude 34.9700012 North, depth = 0.63 km. Global time and date of event 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 13:27:49 / July 16, 2017 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:27:49 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.63 km (0 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lake Arrowhead, Crestline, Vincent (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km E of Boron, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.53 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4280014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9700012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E of Boron, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-16 13:27:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-16 13:33:33 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 5.3 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 192 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 111 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1136 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 ci37704759 Id of event.
Event Code 37704759 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37704759, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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