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

Earthquake location 34.9948333S, -116.9403333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Barstow in CA on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 21:25:22 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39283296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39283296. Exact location of event, depth 2.66 km, -116.9403333° West, 34.9948333° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 05:25:22 / January 27, 2020 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.66 km (2 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hesperia, Adelanto, Lucerne Valley (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Barstow, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9403333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9948333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NE of Barstow, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-27 05:25:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 05:29:07 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 128 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 ci39283296 Id of event.
Event Code 39283296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39283296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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