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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.8926659S, -117.6794968WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Thursday. Event id: ci38945752. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38945752. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.61 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6794968 West, latitude 35.8926659 North, depth = 2.61 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:09:57 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 00:09:57 / August 9, 2019 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6794968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8926659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km 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 2019-08-09 00:09:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-09 00:12:23 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 138 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05997 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 ci38945752 Id of event.
Event Code 38945752 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38945752, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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