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Minor earthquake: M2.89 quake has struck near Yucca Valley in CA

Earthquake location 34.2555S, -116.4318333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Yucca Valley in CA on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.85 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4318333 West, latitude 34.2555 North, depth = 0.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 09:11:21 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:11 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39488496. Unique identifier: ci39488496. The temblor was detected at 09:11:21 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hemet, Apple Valley, East Hemet (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Highland (c. 53 100 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km N of Yucca Valley, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4318333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2555° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km N of Yucca Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-21 09:11:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-21 09:15:14 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 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 128 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05434 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 75 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 ci39488496 Id of event.
Event Code 39488496 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39488496, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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