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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Loma Linda in CA

Earthquake location 34.0413333S, -117.2293333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Loma Linda in CA. The temblor was reported at 11:08:06 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.59 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38110864. Event ids that are associated: ci38110864. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.2293333 West, latitude 34.0413333 North, depth = 15.59 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 19:08:06 / February 17, 2018 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Clemente, Sierra Madre, Temple City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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 ESE of Loma Linda, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2293333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0413333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km 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 2018-02-17 19:08:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-17 19:19:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.4 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 124 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 116 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08021 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 ci38110864 Id of event.
Event Code 38110864 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38110864, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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