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Minor earthquake: M3.09 quake has struck near Glen Avon in CA

Earthquake location 34.0511665S, -117.4978333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Glen Avon in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4978333° West, 34.0511665° North, depth 2.47 km. Unique identifier: ci38616248. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38616248. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.47 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 02:19:48 / June 2, 2019 @ 2:19 am. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:48 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawthorne, Lennox, West Hollywood.

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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km NNW of Glen Avon, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4978333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0511665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNW of Glen Avon, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-02 02:19:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-02 02:22:24 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 147 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 118 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03874 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 ci38616248 Id of event.
Event Code 38616248 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38616248, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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