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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0783333S, -117.8506667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 11:50:40 / August 15, 2019 @ 11:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.39 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:50:40 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8506667 West, latitude 36.0783333 North, depth = 4.39 km. Unique identifier: ci37423501. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37423501.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8506667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0783333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.39 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 2019-08-15 11:50:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 14:38:22 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 reviewed 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 122 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03931 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 ci37423501 Id of event.
Event Code 37423501 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37423501, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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