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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag was detected near Big Bear City in CA

Earthquake location 34.3336667S, -116.7773333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Bear City in CA. Exact location of event, depth 3.77 km, -116.7773333° West, 34.3336667° North. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:26 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39390888. Unique identifier: ci39390888. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.77 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 02:37:26 / April 16, 2020 @ 2:37 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pedley, Menifee, Glen Avon.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km NE of Big Bear City, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7773333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3336667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Big Bear City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-16 02:37:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-16 02:41:17 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 123 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 76 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 ci39390888 Id of event.
Event Code 39390888 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39390888, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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