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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag has occurred near Buena Park in CA

Earthquake location 33.848999S, -117.9991684WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Buena Park in CA. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:24:51 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38220008. Unique identifier: ci38220008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.76 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.9991684° West, latitude 33.848999° North, depth = 17.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/18 / 2018-07-12 20:24:51 / July 12, 2018 @ 8:24 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crestline, Redlands, Santa Clarita (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 2 km S of Buena Park, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9991684° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.848999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of Buena Park, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-12 20:24:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-12 20:38:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 75 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.64 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 165 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 135 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 ci38220008 Id of event.
Event Code 38220008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38220008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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