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Minor earthquake: M2.86 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.931S, -117.6715WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 12:54:26 / July 14, 2019 @ 12:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.18 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:54:26 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38565935. Unique identifier: ci38565935. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6715 West, latitude 35.931 North, depth = 2.18 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ten, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 21 km E of Little Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6715° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.931° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.18 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 2019-07-14 12:54:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 12:58:16 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 126 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.12 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 50 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 ci38565935 Id of event.
Event Code 38565935 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38565935, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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