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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag has occurred near Fontana in CA

Earthquake location 34.112999S, -117.4294968WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fontana in CA on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 17:50:22 / August 19, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4294968° West, 34.112999° North, depth 13.5 km. Event id: ci39584688. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39584688. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:22 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Clemente, North Glendale, Florence-Graham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of Fontana, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4294968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.112999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Fontana, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-19 17:50:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-19 17:58:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 49 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.9 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 160 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 95 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01544 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 ci39584688 Id of event.
Event Code 39584688 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39584688, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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