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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Johannesburg in CA

Earthquake location 35.3494987S, -117.8658371WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.97 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 10:55:44 / October 26, 2019 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci38917943. Event ids that are associated: ci38917943. Exact location of event, depth 1.97 km, -117.8658371° West, 35.3494987° North. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:44 / 2:55 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 Lancaster, Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).

Every 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 21 km W of Johannesburg, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8658371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3494987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km W 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 2019-10-26 10:55:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-26 10:57:56 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 133 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 79 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 ci38917943 Id of event.
Event Code 38917943 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38917943, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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