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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.899S, -117.725WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Exact location of event, depth 4.34 km, -117.725° West, 35.899° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38462095. Id of event: ci38462095. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.34 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 11:10:39 / July 6, 2019 @ 11:10 am. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:10:39 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and eighty, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.725° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km 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 11:10:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-07 00:45:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 134 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09049 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 59 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 ci38462095 Id of event.
Event Code 38462095 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38462095, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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