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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag was detected near Weldon in California



Earthquake location 35.6226654S, -118.1481705WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Weldon in California on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37714887, nc72850976. Unique identifier: ci37714887. Exact location of event, longitude -118.1481705 West, latitude 35.6226654 North, depth = 8.19 km. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:48:48 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 00:48:48 / July 28, 2017 @ 12:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.19 km (5 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bakersfield, Oildale, Lamont. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lamont (c. 15 100 pop).

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

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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: 13 km ESE of Weldon, California. 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 -118.1481705° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6226654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Weldon, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-28 00:48:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-28 00:54:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.48 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 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 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1058 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 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37714887 Id of event.
Event Code 37714887 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37714887,nc72850976, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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