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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 5 km S of Idyllwild, CA

Earthquake location 33.6958351S, -116.723999WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Idyllwild in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -116.723999 West, latitude 33.6958351 North, depth = 18.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37918679. Unique identifier: ci37918679. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 12:33:02 / April 20, 2018 @ 12:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.12 km (11 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:02 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Margarita. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 5 km S of Idyllwild, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.723999° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6958351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of Idyllwild, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-20 12:33:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-20 12:36:06 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 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 178 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 0.01735 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 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 ci37918679 Id of event.
Event Code 37918679 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37918679, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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