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Minor earthquake: M3.65 quake has struck near Olancha in CA

Earthquake location 36.1801682S, -117.8863297WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Olancha in CA. Id of earthquake: ci38540647. Event ids that are associated: ci38540647. The temblor was detected at 18:18:30 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.8863297° West, 36.1801682° North, depth 0.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 02:18:30 / July 12, 2019 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.65 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km SE of Olancha, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.65 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8863297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1801682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.65 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 2019-07-12 02:18:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 02:24:00 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 4.71 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 205 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38540647 Id of event.
Event Code 38540647 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38540647, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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