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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Johannesburg in CA

Earthquake location 35.4160004S, -117.4106674WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Johannesburg in CA. The temblor was picked up at 19:41:29 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38457639. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38457639. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:41:29 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4106674° West, 35.4160004° North, depth -1.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.25 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow Heights, Fort Irwin, Barstow (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ENE of Johannesburg, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4106674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4160004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ENE 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 2019-07-06 03:41:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-06 03:43:35 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.436 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 ci38457639 Id of event.
Event Code 38457639 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38457639, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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