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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.6636667S, -117.5378333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 02:47:44 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.04 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:47:44 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38554623. Unique identifier: ci38554623. Exact location of event, depth 9.04 km, -117.5378333° West, 35.6636667° North.

The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5378333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6636667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-13 02:47:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-13 02:51:35 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04873 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 ci38554623 Id of event.
Event Code 38554623 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38554623, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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