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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.5960007S, -117.4171677WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Trona in CA on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 5.62 km, -117.4171677° West, 35.5960007° North. Id of earthquake: ci39200671. Event ids that are associated: ci39200671. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 23:37:40 / May 14, 2020 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:37:40 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest.

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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-two 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km S of Trona, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4171677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5960007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.62 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 2020-05-14 23:37:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-14 23:40:07 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 148 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03791 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 77 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 ci39200671 Id of event.
Event Code 39200671 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39200671, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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