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Light earthquake, 4.507 mag was detected near San Fernando in California

Earthquake location 34.2982S, -118.4343WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.507 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Fernando in California. The temblor was picked up at 11:29:29 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 11:29:29 / July 30, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ew1596108569. Ids that are associated to the event: ew1596108569. Exact location of event, longitude -118.4343 West, latitude 34.2982 North, depth = 9 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Home Gardens, Pedley, Fontana. Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 1 km NNE of San Fernando, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.507 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4343° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km NNE of San Fernando, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-30 11:29:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 11:29:35 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 313 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ew The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ew1596108569 Id of event.
Event Code 1596108569 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1596108569, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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