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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag was detected near Johannesburg in CA

Earthquake location 35.366333S, -117.8675003WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8675003 West, latitude 35.366333 North, depth = 1.58 km. Id of earthquake: ci38213159. Event ids that are associated: ci38213159, us2000jb1q. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:13:36 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/19 / 2019-01-31 03:13:36 / January 31, 2019 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.58 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lancaster, Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km W of Johannesburg, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8675003° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.366333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km W of Johannesburg, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-31 03:13:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-31 03:19:58 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 153 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1003 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 ci38213159 Id of event.
Event Code 38213159 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38213159,us2000jb1q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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