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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 31 km N of China Lake Acres, California

Earthquake location 35.9188S, -117.7322WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from China Lake Acres in California. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.97 km (-1 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:10:58 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38503311, us70004fvq. Id of event: us70004fvq. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 15:10:58 / July 9, 2019 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7322 West, latitude 35.9188 North, depth = -0.97 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days five hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 31 km N of China Lake Acres, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7322° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km N of China Lake Acres, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-09 15:10:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-09 16:03:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 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 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.072 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 us70004fvq Id of event.
Event Code 70004fvq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38503311,us70004fvq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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