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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Idyllwild in CA

Earthquake location 33.7088318S, -116.7789993WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Idyllwild in CA. Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 01:24:15 / December 25, 2019 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:24:15 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.7789993 West, latitude 33.7088318 North, depth = 15.5 km. Id of earthquake: ci39012591. Event ids that are associated: ci39012591. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oceanside, Las Flores, Portola Hills (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WSW of Idyllwild, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7789993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7088318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Idyllwild, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-25 01:24:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-25 01:30:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 158 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05409 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 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 ci39012591 Id of event.
Event Code 39012591 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39012591, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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