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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 4 km E of Cherry Valley, California

Earthquake location 33.973835S, -116.9276657WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cherry Valley in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.9276657 West, latitude 33.973835 North, depth = 5.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.82 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37764071. Unique identifier: ci37764071. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 04:39:26 / September 16, 2017 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:39:26 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ladera Ranch, Lake Forest, La Verne.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km E of Cherry Valley, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9276657° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.973835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km E of Cherry Valley, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-16 04:39:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-16 04:53:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 51 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.48 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 175 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 130 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06835 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 15 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 ci37764071 Id of event.
Event Code 37764071 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37764071, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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