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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 23 km E of Little Lake, CA

Earthquake location 35.9426667S, -117.6531667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6531667° West, 35.9426667° North, depth 2.64 km. The temblor was detected at 04:27:53 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.64 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37894071. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37894071. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 12:27:53 / March 14, 2018 @ 12:27 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km E of Little Lake, 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 -117.6531667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9426667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km E of Little Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-14 12:27:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-14 12:38:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04234 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 49 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 ci37894071 Id of event.
Event Code 37894071 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37894071, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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