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Minor earthquake: M2.94 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.8738333S, -117.7133333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38620383. Id of event: ci38620383. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:47 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.59 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7133333 West, latitude 35.8738333 North, depth = 2.59 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/19 / 2019-07-22 00:39:47 / July 22, 2019 @ 12:39 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days eight hundred and one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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 ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7133333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8738333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ESE 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 2019-07-22 00:39:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-22 00:44:00 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 133 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07744 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 ci38620383 Id of event.
Event Code 38620383 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38620383, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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