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Minor earthquake, 3.45 mag strikes near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0378333S, -117.7731667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location, longitude -117.7731667° West, latitude 36.0378333° North, depth = 1.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 16:18:31 / September 2, 2020 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.88 km (1 miles). The 3.45-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:31 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39368535, us7000bgmj. Id of event: ci39368535.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 16 km E of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7731667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0378333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km E of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-02 16:18:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-03 16:21:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.6 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 184 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 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 mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39368535 Id of event.
Event Code 39368535 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39368535,us7000bgmj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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