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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.5766667S, -117.3483333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Trona in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 10:35:14 / July 6, 2019 @ 10:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.18 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38461711. Unique identifier: ci38461711. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:14 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.3483333° West, 35.5766667° North, depth 2.18 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 five hundred and sixty-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 21 km S of Trona, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3483333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5766667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km S of Trona, 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 10:35:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 19:09:14 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05327 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 ci38461711 Id of event.
Event Code 38461711 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38461711, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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