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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag strikes near Encinitas in CA

Earthquake location 32.9440002S, -117.5426636WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Encinitas in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 19:36:57 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38254882. Unique identifier: ci38254882. Exact location of event, depth 15.85 km, -117.5426636° West, 32.9440002° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.85 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 03:36:57 / November 21, 2019 @ 3:36 am.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosarito, Lakeland Village, San Luis.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 26 km WSW of Encinitas, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5426636° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9440002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW of Encinitas, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-21 03:36:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-21 03:39:04 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 153 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 102 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 ci38254882 Id of event.
Event Code 38254882 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38254882, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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