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

Earthquake location 35.7885017S, -117.6194992WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The temblor was reported at 03:46:10 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6194992 West, latitude 35.7885017 North, depth = 4.09 km. Unique identifier: ci38565567. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38565567. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.09 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 11:46:10 / July 14, 2019 @ 11:46 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 19 km NNE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6194992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7885017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NNE 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 2019-07-14 11:46:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 11:48:19 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1199 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 ci38565567 Id of event.
Event Code 38565567 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38565567, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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