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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag strikes near San Clemente Is. (NW tip) in CA

Earthquake location 32.9249992S, -118.5248337WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 km SSE of San Clemente Is. (NW tip), CA (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.55 km, -118.5248337° West, 32.9249992° North. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:18:10 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.55 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 11:18:10 / June 6, 2019 @ 11:18 am. Event id: ci38626480. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38626480.

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 14 km SSE of San Clemente Is. (NW tip), CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5248337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9249992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE of San Clemente Is. (NW tip), CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-06 11:18:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-06 11:20:18 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 125 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03263 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 243 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 ci38626480 Id of event.
Event Code 38626480 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38626480, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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