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Minor earthquake, 3.54 mag has occurred near Ventura in CA

Earthquake location 34.2661667S, -119.291832WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ventura in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.95 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 12:10:12 / November 8, 2019 @ 12:10 pm. Unique identifier: ci38231562. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38231562. The temblor was reported at 04:10:12 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.291832 West, latitude 34.2661667 North, depth = 15.95 km.

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 (44 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beverly Hills, North Hollywood, Century City (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.291832° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2661667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.95 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 2019-11-08 12:10:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 12:12:25 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 193 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 92 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 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 ci38231562 Id of event.
Event Code 38231562 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38231562, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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