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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.903S, -117.7458333WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 19:47:53 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38457687. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38457687, us70004bpa. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:47:53 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.37 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7458333° West, 35.903° North, depth 3.37 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from East Porterville (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Porterville, Golden Hills, Tehachapi.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7458333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.903° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Little Lake, 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 03:47:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-07 03:49:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.049 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 reviewed 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 479 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07446 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38457687 Id of event.
Event Code 38457687 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38457687,us70004bpa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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