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Minor earthquake: M3.11 quake has struck near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.6715012S, -117.5298309WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 18:39:39 / February 21, 2020 @ 6:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:39:39 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.67 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39079791. Id of event: ci39079791. Exact location of event, depth 8.67 km, -117.5298309° West, 35.6715012° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 14 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5298309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6715012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ENE of Ridgecrest, 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 18:39:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-21 18:44:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 149 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci39079791 Id of event.
Event Code 39079791 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39079791, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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