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Minor earthquake: M2.85 quake has struck near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.911S, -117.705WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.705 West, latitude 35.911 North, depth = 8.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 02:05:28 / June 27, 2020 @ 2:05 am. Event id: ci39268871. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39268871. The temblor was detected at 02:05:28 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.47 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km E of Little Lake, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.705° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.911° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Little Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-27 02:05:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-27 02:09:20 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 125 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05763 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 44 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 ci39268871 Id of event.
Event Code 39268871 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39268871, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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