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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag has occurred near Glen Avon in CA

Earthquake location 34.0491667S, -117.5203333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Glen Avon in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.47 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 19:43:06 / August 30, 2020 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci39365527. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39365527, us7000bf30. Exact location, longitude -117.5203333° West, latitude 34.0491667° North, depth = 6.47 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:06 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alondra Park, View Park-Windsor Hills, West Carson. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NW of Glen Avon, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5203333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0491667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of Glen Avon, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-30 19:43:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-03 20:00:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 416 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.76 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 301 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 142 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 12 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 ci39365527 Id of event.
Event Code 39365527 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39365527,us7000bf30, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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