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Minor earthquake: M3.22 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9143333S, -117.6900024WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:25 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.6900024° West, latitude 35.9143333° North, depth = 6.15 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 05:37:25 / August 23, 2019 @ 5:37 am. Unique identifier: ci38999328. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38999328.

Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, 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 seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 20 km E of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6900024° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9143333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E 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 2019-08-23 05:37:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-23 05:41:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 160 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 0.07478 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 37 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 ci38999328 Id of event.
Event Code 38999328 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38999328, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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