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Minor earthquake: M3.14 quake has struck near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0794983S, -117.8649979WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 18:27:42 / August 18, 2019 @ 6:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8649979° West, 36.0794983° North, depth 2.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.21 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci38982296. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38982296. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:42 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter).

Close 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

Each 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 eighteen, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8649979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0794983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.21 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 2019-08-18 18:27:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-18 18:30:05 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 152 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 0.03888 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 ci38982296 Id of event.
Event Code 38982296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38982296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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