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Minor earthquake: M2.89 quake has struck near Loma Linda in CA

Earthquake location 34.0368333S, -117.2375WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loma Linda in CA on Tuesday. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:23 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37811983. Event ids that are associated: ci37811983. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.7 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.2375 West, latitude 34.0368333 North, depth = 17.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 02:50:23 / November 15, 2017 @ 2:50 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosemead, West Whittier-Los Nietos, Costa Mesa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km ESE of Loma Linda, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2375° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0368333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Loma Linda, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-15 02:50:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 02:54:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 129 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 103 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 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 ci37811983 Id of event.
Event Code 37811983 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37811983, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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