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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag has occurred near Morongo Valley in California

Earthquake location 34.0463333S, -116.6308365WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Morongo Valley in California on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.6308365 West, latitude 34.0463333 North, depth = 9.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.11 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38092928. Unique identifier: ci38092928. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 03:38:12 / January 26, 2018 @ 3:38 am. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:12 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Glen Avon, Oak Hills, Pedley (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km W of Morongo Valley, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6308365° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0463333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km W of Morongo 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 2018-01-26 03:38:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-26 03:41:09 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 3.4 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 144 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1185 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 ci38092928 Id of event.
Event Code 38092928 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38092928, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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