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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag has occurred near Maricopa in California



Earthquake location 35.029335S, -119.3069992WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maricopa in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.64 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37763407, nc72892616. Unique identifier: ci37763407. The temblor was picked up at 03:12:56 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.3069992 West, latitude 35.029335 North, depth = 12.64 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 11:12:56 / September 15, 2017 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ventura, Delano, Goleta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km ESE of Maricopa, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.3069992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.029335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ESE of Maricopa, 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 11:12:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 11:33:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 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,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 93 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci37763407 Id of event.
Event Code 37763407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37763407,nc72892616, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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