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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 8 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA

Earthquake location 36.0779991S, -117.8638306WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8638306 West, latitude 36.0779991 North, depth = 1.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:52:26 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.71 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38969336. Id of event: ci38969336. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 22:52:26 / August 14, 2019 @ 10:52 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 8 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8638306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0779991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km 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 2019-08-14 22:52:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-14 22:56:06 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 4.87 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 187 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04016 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 55 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 ci38969336 Id of event.
Event Code 38969336 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38969336, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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