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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag was detected near Johannesburg in CA

Earthquake location 35.5158348S, -117.4134979WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Johannesburg in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.61 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39037448. Unique identifier: ci39037448. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 02:23:09 / September 3, 2019 @ 2:23 am. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:23:09 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.4134979 West, latitude 35.5158348 North, depth = 7.61 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow, Fort Irwin, California City (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 one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 26 km NE of Johannesburg, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4134979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5158348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NE of Johannesburg, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-03 02:23:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-03 02:25:42 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 146 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 68 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04097 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 33 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 ci39037448 Id of event.
Event Code 39037448 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39037448, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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