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Minor earthquake: M3.53 quake has struck near Huntington Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.527832S, -118.178833WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Huntington Beach in CA on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 09:48:39 / September 14, 2019 @ 9:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.32 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.178833° West, latitude 33.527832° North, depth = 10.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38835287. Unique identifier: ci38835287. The temblor was detected at 01:48:39 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wildomar, Camp Pendleton North, Glen Avon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SW of Huntington Beach, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.53 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.178833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.527832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SW of Huntington Beach, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-14 09:48:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-14 09:54:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.1 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 140 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2078 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38835287 Id of event.
Event Code 38835287 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38835287, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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