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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag was detected near Castaic in CA

Earthquake location 34.5078316S, -118.6341629WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Castaic in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.39 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.39 km, -118.6341629° West, 34.5078316° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 13:42:53 / February 21, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. The 3.52-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:53 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39079535. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39079535.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Puente, Covina, West Carson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 2 km NNW of Castaic, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.6341629° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5078316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNW of Castaic, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-21 13:42:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-21 13:49:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 34 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.92 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 reviewed 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 204 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 109 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01864 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39079535 Id of event.
Event Code 39079535 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39079535, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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