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Minor earthquake: M2.81 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9563332S, -117.7474976WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:57:59 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38552039. Unique identifier: ci38552039. Exact location, longitude -117.7474976° West, latitude 35.9563332° North, depth = 0.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 19:57:59 / July 12, 2019 @ 7:57 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days seven hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km E of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7474976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9563332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2019-07-12 19:57:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 20:00:11 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 121 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0562 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 34 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 ci38552039 Id of event.
Event Code 38552039 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38552039, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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