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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Grapevine in CA

Earthquake location 35.0551682S, -119.0383301WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Grapevine in CA. Exact location, longitude -119.0383301° West, latitude 35.0551682° North, depth = 6.05 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:47 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39033511. Id of event: ci39033511. Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 16:48:47 / January 12, 2020 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.05 km (4 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Castaic, Mira Monte (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Castaic (c. 19 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW of Grapevine, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0383301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0551682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Grapevine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-12 16:48:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-12 16:50:58 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 124 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 91 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1852 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci39033511 Id of event.
Event Code 39033511 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39033511, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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