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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 10 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA

Earthquake location 36.0815S, -117.8441667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 11:32:03 / July 26, 2019 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8441667 West, latitude 36.0815 North, depth = 1.56 km. Id of earthquake: ci38648423. Event ids that are associated: ci38648423. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.56 km (1 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:32:03 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8441667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0815° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.56 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 2019-07-26 11:32:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-26 11:35:53 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 125 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03703 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 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 ci38648423 Id of event.
Event Code 38648423 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38648423, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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