Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.5303333S, -117.3765WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Trona in CA. Event id: ci39296600. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39296600. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 18:57:27 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:57:27 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.3765° West, latitude 35.5303333° North, depth = 6.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

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: 26 km S of Trona, CA.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3765° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5303333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km S of Trona, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-08 18:57:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-08 19:01:09 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 122 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01114 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 ci39296600 Id of event.
Event Code 39296600 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39296600, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply