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Minor earthquake, 3.22 mag was detected near Inyokern in California

Earthquake location 36.0231667S, -117.7634964WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Inyokern in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.29 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:34:13 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38006480. Event ids that are associated: ci38006480. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 18:34:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7634964° West, 36.0231667° North, depth 1.29 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 41 km N of Inyokern, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7634964° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0231667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km 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 2017-09-19 18:34:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 18:37:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 160 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.00249 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 ci38006480 Id of event.
Event Code 38006480 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38006480, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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