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Minor earthquake 3.09 mag, 21 km NW of Julian, California



Earthquake location 33.2236671S, -116.7491684WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Julian in California on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 13:22:19 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:22 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -116.7491684 West, latitude 33.2236671 North, depth = 10.31 km. The temblor was reported at 05:22:19 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ci37763511. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37763511.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Niño, Villa del Campo, Banning (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop).

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 eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km NW of Julian, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7491684° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2236671° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NW of Julian, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-15 13:22:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 13:24:27 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 147 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01468 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 ci37763511 Id of event.
Event Code 37763511 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37763511, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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