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Minor earthquake 3.79 mag, 5 km SSE of Santa Ynez, CA

Earthquake location 34.5731659S, -120.0541687WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santa Ynez in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 11.47 km, -120.0541687° West, 34.5731659° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 01:48:36 / September 6, 2020 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci38678266. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1599356917, ci38678266, us7000biqy. The temblor was picked up at 01:48:36 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxnard Shores, Taft, Pismo Beach. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop). 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSE of Santa Ynez, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0541687° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5731659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSE of Santa Ynez, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-06 01:48:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-06 09:46:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 269 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.09 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 323 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 ,ew,ci,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03629 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 109 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 ci38678266 Id of event.
Event Code 38678266 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1599356917,ci38678266,us7000biqy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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