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Minor earthquake 3.36 mag, 8 km N of Cabazon, CA

Earthquake location 33.9921684S, -116.8021698WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cabazon in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -116.8021698° West, 33.9921684° North, depth 17.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 14:10:55 / August 17, 2017 @ 2:10 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:10:55 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.12 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37976120. Unique identifier: ci37976120.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chino, Mecca, Fallbrook (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km N of Cabazon, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8021698° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9921684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km N of Cabazon, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-17 14:10:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-17 14:24:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 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 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 180 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 98 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04313 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 18 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 ci37976120 Id of event.
Event Code 37976120 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37976120, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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