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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag was detected near Lytle Creek in CA

Earthquake location 34.2683334S, -117.4526672WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lytle Creek in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 09:56:27 / December 12, 2019 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: ci39227960. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39227960. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4526672° West, 34.2683334° North, depth 10.5 km. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:27 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lancaster, Walnut Park, South Gate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Lytle Creek, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4526672° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2683334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Lytle Creek, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-12 09:56:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-12 10:05:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.96 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 152 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 ci39227960 Id of event.
Event Code 39227960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39227960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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