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Light earthquake, 4.16 mag was detected near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.7345009S, -117.0771637WA light earthquake magnitude 4.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Trona in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.41 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38386960. Event ids that are associated: ci38386960. Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 21:40:17 / December 5, 2018 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.0771637 West, latitude 35.7345009 North, depth = 4.41 km. The 4.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:40:17 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km E of Trona, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.0771637° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7345009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km E of Trona, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-05 21:40:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-05 21:46:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.98 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 267 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.229 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 ci38386960 Id of event.
Event Code 38386960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38386960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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