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Minor earthquake, 3.77 mag has occurred near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0421677S, -117.8063354WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The temblor was detected at 05:58:22 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.12 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 05:58:22 / June 16, 2020 @ 5:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.12 km, -117.8063354° West, 36.0421677° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39481424, ew1592287102. Unique identifier: ci39481424.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 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 six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 13 km E of Coso Junction, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.77 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8063354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0421677° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-16 05:58:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-16 06:02:12 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 4.66 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 219 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,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07632 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39481424 Id of event.
Event Code 39481424 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39481424,ew1592287102, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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