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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 23 km ESE of Little Lake, CA

Earthquake location 35.8736649S, -117.6623306WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The temblor was detected at 15:34:09 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38469215, us70004dds. Unique identifier: ci38469215. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 23:34:09 / July 6, 2019 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6623306 West, latitude 35.8736649 North, depth = 5.25 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.25 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 three hundred and ninety-one, in the last 10 days five hundred and nine, in the past 30 days five hundred and ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 23 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6623306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8736649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 23:34:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-07 00:35:41 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 5.47 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 187 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 0.07909 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 ci38469215 Id of event.
Event Code 38469215 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38469215,us70004dds, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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