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Minor earthquake, 3.78 mag strikes near Grapevine in CA



Earthquake location 35.0498352S, -119.0449982WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Grapevine in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 4.8 km, -119.0449982° West, 35.0498352° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci38149752. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38149752. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 16:36:48 / April 16, 2018 @ 4:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:36:48 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Moorpark (c. 34 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montecito, Santa Clarita, Moorpark (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 16 km NW of Grapevine, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.78 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0449982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0498352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Grapevine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-16 16:36:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 16:44:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.74 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 reviewed 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 220 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38149752 Id of event.
Event Code 38149752 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38149752, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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