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Minor earthquake, 3.87 mag has occurred near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.1151657S, -117.840332WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 21:49:19 / July 17, 2019 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:49:19 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38591583. Unique identifier: ci38591583. Exact location of event, longitude -117.840332 West, latitude 36.1151657 North, depth = 1.9 km.

Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Coso Junction, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.840332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1151657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-17 21:49:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-17 21:56:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.8 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 232 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01201 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 48 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 ci38591583 Id of event.
Event Code 38591583 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38591583, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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