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Light earthquake, 4.58 mag was detected near South El Monte in CA

Earthquake location 34.0419998S, -118.0803299WA light earthquake magnitude 4.58 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from South El Monte in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1600497528, ci38695658, at00qgw7sm. Id of event: ci38695658. A tsunami warning has been issued near South El Monte in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:38:46 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0803299 West, latitude 34.0419998 North, depth = 17.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 06:38:46 / September 19, 2020 @ 6:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murrieta, Apple Valley, Santa Paula. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0803299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0419998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW of South El Monte, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-19 06:38:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-19 06:44:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.28 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 1 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,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 96 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06901 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 ci38695658 Id of event.
Event Code 38695658 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1600497528,ci38695658,at00qgw7sm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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