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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9211655S, -117.6884995WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Tuesday. Unique identifier: ci38505687. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38505687. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.15 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6884995° West, 35.9211655° North, depth 6.15 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:16 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 18:41:16 / July 9, 2019 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 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 twenty-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-nine 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: 20 km E of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6884995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9211655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.15 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 2019-07-09 18:41:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-09 18:43:50 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 138 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07193 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 23 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 ci38505687 Id of event.
Event Code 38505687 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38505687, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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