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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near Inyokern in California



Earthquake location 36.007S, -117.8099976WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Inyokern in California on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.6 km (-0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 19:30:48 / September 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm. Exact location of event, depth -0.6 km, -117.8099976° West, 36.007° North. The temblor was picked up at 11:30:48 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37753607. Event ids that are associated: ci37753607.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 39 km N of Inyokern, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8099976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km N of Inyokern, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-02 19:30:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-02 19:33:01 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 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 134 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02448 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 ci37753607 Id of event.
Event Code 37753607 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37753607, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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