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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag strikes near Carpinteria in CA

Earthquake location 34.2788333S, -119.5913333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Carpinteria in CA on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:10:49 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 11:10:49 / January 27, 2019 @ 11:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci38207119. Event ids that are associated: ci38207119. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.5913333° West, latitude 34.2788333° North, depth = 1.03 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 15 km SSW of Carpinteria, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.5913333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2788333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SSW of Carpinteria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-27 11:10:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-27 11:15:03 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 2.2 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 126 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 ci38207119 Id of event.
Event Code 38207119 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38207119, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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