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Minor earthquake 3.56 mag, 21 km ESE of Little Lake, CA

Earthquake location 35.8931656S, -117.6774979WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6774979° West, 35.8931656° North, depth 2.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 21:04:11 / August 14, 2019 @ 9:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.58 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:11 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38969080. Unique identifier: ci38969080.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6774979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8931656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.58 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 2019-08-14 21:04:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-14 21:07:51 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 4.98 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 195 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 0.07475 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 mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38969080 Id of event.
Event Code 38969080 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38969080, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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