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Light earthquake, 4.32 mag was detected near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9085S, -117.6755WA light earthquake magnitude 4.32 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Unique identifier: ci37421229. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37421229, us70004bpw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.34 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6755 West, latitude 35.9085 North, depth = 2.34 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:57:51 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:57 am. The temblor was reported at 19:57:51 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-three 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. 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: 21 km E of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6755° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9085° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km 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 2019-07-06 03:57:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 01:01:41 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 5.19 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 287 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04429 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 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 ci37421229 Id of event.
Event Code 37421229 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37421229,us70004bpw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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