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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag has occurred near Coso Junction in CA


Earthquake location 36.0348333S, -117.775WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Event id: ci39364319. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39364319, us7000beqq. The temblor was detected at 08:06:06 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.775 West, latitude 36.0348333 North, depth = 1.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.91 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 08:06:06 / August 29, 2020 @ 8:06 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km E of Coso Junction, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.775° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0348333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.91 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 2020-08-29 08:06:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-04 01:01:44 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 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 132 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 ci39364319 Id of event.
Event Code 39364319 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39364319,us7000beqq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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