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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 24 km ESE of Anza, CA

Earthquake location 33.4696655S, -116.4363327WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Anza in CA. Unique identifier: ci38547136. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38547136. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4363327 West, latitude 33.4696655 North, depth = 9.76 km. The temblor was detected at 07:21:02 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.76 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 15:21:02 / April 15, 2019 @ 3:21 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Alpine, Fallbrook (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every 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 five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 24 km ESE of Anza, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4363327° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4696655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ESE of Anza, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-15 15:21:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-15 15:23:16 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 134 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 114 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05432 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 ci38547136 Id of event.
Event Code 38547136 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38547136, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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