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Minor earthquake 3.39 mag, 18 km S of Trona, CA

Earthquake location 35.6048317S, -117.408165WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Trona in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.408165 West, latitude 35.6048317 North, depth = 6.12 km. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:37:46 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39463528. Event ids that are associated: ci39463528. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 04:37:46 / June 4, 2020 @ 4:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km S of Trona, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.39 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.408165° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6048317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2020-06-04 04:37:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-04 04:42:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 reviewed 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 177 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 0.08729 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 71 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 ci39463528 Id of event.
Event Code 39463528 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39463528, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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