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Minor earthquake: M2.89 quake has struck near Corona in CA

Earthquake location 33.8516667S, -117.6556667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Corona in CA. Event id: ci39036911. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39036911. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 12:16:31 / January 15, 2020 @ 12:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.66 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.6556667 West, latitude 33.8516667 North, depth = 6.66 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:16:31 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 59 km (36 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Hollywood, Marina del Rey, Camp Pendleton South. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km WSW of Corona, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6556667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8516667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW of Corona, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-15 12:16:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-15 12:20:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 129 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 0.06831 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 17 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 ci39036911 Id of event.
Event Code 39036911 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39036911, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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