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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.5933333S, -117.3955WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Trona in CA on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 00:13:42 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.52 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39116263. Id of event: ci39116263. Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 08:13:42 / March 26, 2020 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.3955° West, 35.5933333° North, depth 0.52 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km S of Trona, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5933333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km 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 2020-03-26 08:13:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 08:19:12 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 2.7 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 125 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07276 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 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 ci39116263 Id of event.
Event Code 39116263 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39116263, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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