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Minor earthquake 2.93 mag, 22 km SE of Santa Cruz Is. (E end), CA

Earthquake location 33.8704987S, -119.3808365WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Santa Cruz Is. (E end) in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39083127. Unique identifier: ci39083127. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:19:38 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.3808365 West, latitude 33.8704987 North, depth = 0 km. Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 17:19:38 / February 25, 2020 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodland Hills, West Hills, Topanga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SE of Santa Cruz Is. (E end), CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.3808365° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8704987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE of Santa Cruz Is. (E end), CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-25 17:19:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-25 17:21:48 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 132 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.337 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 ci39083127 Id of event.
Event Code 39083127 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39083127, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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