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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 30 km E of Coso Junction, CA

Earthquake location 36.0880013S, -117.6159973WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The temblor was picked up at 06:36:47 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.68 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38201111. Event ids that are associated: ci38201111. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6159973 West, latitude 36.0880013 North, depth = 0.68 km. Global time and date of event 23/01/19 / 2019-01-23 14:36:47 / January 23, 2019 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. 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: 30 km E of Coso Junction, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6159973° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0880013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km E of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-23 14:36:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-23 14:38:58 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 121 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 ci38201111 Id of event.
Event Code 38201111 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38201111, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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