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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Ludlow in CA



Earthquake location 34.7026667S, -116.2331667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ludlow in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.2331667 West, latitude 34.7026667 North, depth = 3.13 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 14:54:01 / January 22, 2018 @ 2:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.13 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:54:01 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38090568. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38090568.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow, Big Bear City, Fort Irwin. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Ludlow, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2331667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7026667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Ludlow, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-22 14:54:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-22 15:00:43 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 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 122 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07021 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 61 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 ci38090568 Id of event.
Event Code 38090568 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38090568, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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