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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag strikes near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.8260002S, -117.6691666WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39225152. Id of event: ci39225152. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:12 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 18:57:12 / December 10, 2019 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6691666° West, 35.8260002° North, depth 6.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.68 km (4 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km N of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6691666° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8260002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km N of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-10 18:57:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-10 18:59:45 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 144 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 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05913 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 ci39225152 Id of event.
Event Code 39225152 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39225152, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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