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Minor earthquake, 3.07 mag strikes near Lebec in CA

Earthquake location 34.8479996S, -118.8968353WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lebec in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 20:41:32 / November 29, 2017 @ 8:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37820471. Unique identifier: ci37820471. Exact location of earthquake, -118.8968353° West, 34.8479996° North, depth 8.31 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:32 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Westlake Village, Palmdale, Canoga Park (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.

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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. 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: 3 km WNW of Lebec, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8968353° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8479996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Lebec, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-29 20:41:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 20:52:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 reviewed 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 149 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 87 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04685 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 30 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 ci37820471 Id of event.
Event Code 37820471 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37820471, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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