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Minor earthquake, 3.55 mag has occurred near Grapevine in CA

Earthquake location 34.9378319S, -119.0311661WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Grapevine in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.0311661 West, latitude 34.9378319 North, depth = 12.35 km. Unique identifier: ci38599882. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38599882. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 22:01:53 / July 20, 2020 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.35 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:01:53 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxnard Shores, McFarland, Santa Barbara. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km W of Grapevine, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0311661° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9378319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km W of Grapevine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-20 22:01:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-20 22:07:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.33 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 195 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 ci38599882 Id of event.
Event Code 38599882 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38599882, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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