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Minor earthquake: M2.98 quake has struck near Ventura in CA

Earthquake location 34.2751656S, -119.2825012WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ventura in CA on Friday. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:55:02 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 21:55:02 / November 8, 2019 @ 9:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -119.2825012 West, latitude 34.2751656 North, depth = 12.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.73 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38232922. Event ids that are associated: ci38232922.

Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2825012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2751656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 21:55:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 21:58:36 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 5.3 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 137 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 77 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.00993 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 ci38232922 Id of event.
Event Code 38232922 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38232922, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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