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Minor earthquake, 3.43 mag has occurred near El Cerrito in California

Earthquake location 33.7400017S, -117.4885025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from El Cerrito in California. Exact location of event, depth 10.82 km, -117.4885025° West, 33.7400017° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38093472. Unique identifier: ci38093472. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.82 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 12:47:56 / January 27, 2018 @ 12:47 pm. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:56 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Del Aire, Palos Verdes Estates, Glendale. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 11 km SSE of El Cerrito, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4885025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7400017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of El Cerrito, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-27 12:47:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-27 12:50:50 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 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 181 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 ci38093472 Id of event.
Event Code 38093472 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38093472, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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