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Minor earthquake: M2.82 quake has struck near Fort Irwin in California



Earthquake location 35.1080017S, -116.6191635WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Fort Irwin in California. Global time and date of event 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 15:29:38 / April 3, 2018 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37906175. Id of event: ci37906175. The temblor was reported at 07:29:38 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.6191635 West, latitude 35.1080017 North, depth = 8.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.23 km (5 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow Heights, Barstow, Fort Irwin. Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 0 and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSE of Fort Irwin, California. This information 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 -116.6191635° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.1080017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSE of Fort Irwin, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-03 15:29:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-03 15:31:45 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04239 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 61 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 ci37906175 Id of event.
Event Code 37906175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37906175, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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