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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag strikes near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0808333S, -117.8473333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location, longitude -117.8473333° West, latitude 36.0808333° North, depth = 2.25 km. Global time and date of event 22/07/19 / 2019-07-22 13:29:20 / July 22, 2019 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ci38623663. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38623663. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:20 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.25 km (1 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and two and in the last 365 days eight hundred and nineteen 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 10 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8473333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0808333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE 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 2019-07-22 13:29:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-22 13:33:09 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 124 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03717 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 53 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 ci38623663 Id of event.
Event Code 38623663 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38623663, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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