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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag strikes near Olancha in CA

Earthquake location 36.1813316S, -117.8816681WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Olancha in CA on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38534591. Id of event: ci38534591. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/19 / 2019-07-11 16:19:08 / July 11, 2019 @ 4:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8816681° West, 36.1813316° North, depth -0.86 km. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:08 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.86 km (-1 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8816681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1813316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE of Olancha, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-11 16:19:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 16:22:45 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 4.73 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 184 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38534591 Id of event.
Event Code 38534591 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38534591, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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