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Moderate earthquake: M5.44 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9046669S, -117.6823349WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.44 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Unique identifier: ci38457847. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38457847, us70004bqv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 04:18:55 / July 6, 2019 @ 4:18 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6823349 West, latitude 35.9046669 North, depth = 2.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.17 km (1 miles). The 5.44-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:55 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Golden Hills, Tehachapi, California City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km E of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6823349° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9046669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E 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 04:18:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-07 04:56:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 23 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.1 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 468 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1186 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 ci38457847 Id of event.
Event Code 38457847 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38457847,us70004bqv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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