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Minor earthquake 3.26 mag, 6 km W of Ventura, CA

Earthquake location 34.2698326S, -119.2871704WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ventura in CA on Thursday. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:41 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2871704 West, latitude 34.2698326 North, depth = 13.86 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.86 km (9 miles). Event id: ci38229234. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38229234. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 12:58:41 / November 7, 2019 @ 12:58 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 6 km W of Ventura, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2871704° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2698326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Ventura, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-07 12:58:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-07 13:03:27 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 2.2 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 164 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 86 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 ci38229234 Id of event.
Event Code 38229234 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38229234, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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