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Minor earthquake: M3.58 quake has struck near Ventura in CA

Earthquake location 34.2745018S, -119.2994995WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ventura in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38231786. Id of event: ci38231786. The temblor was detected at 05:29:39 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 13:29:39 / November 8, 2019 @ 1:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.19 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11.19 km, -119.2994995° West, 34.2745018° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Century City, Marina del Rey, Solvang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km W of Ventura, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2994995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2745018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 13:29:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 13:33:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.4 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 reviewed 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 198 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 88 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.004628 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 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 mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38231786 Id of event.
Event Code 38231786 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38231786, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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