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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 8 km ENE of North Shore, CA

Earthquake location 33.5638333S, -115.8605WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from North Shore in CA. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 13:50:55 / April 2, 2018 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.82 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:55 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37905303. Id of event: ci37905303. Exact location of earthquake, -115.8605° West, 33.5638333° North, depth 147.82 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Joshua Tree, Desert Hot Springs, Garnet (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km ENE of North Shore, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8605° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.5638333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of North Shore, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-02 13:50:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-02 13:54:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 138 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250 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 ci37905303 Id of event.
Event Code 37905303 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37905303, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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