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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag strikes near Morongo Valley in CA

Earthquake location 34.1133347S, -116.6933365WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Morongo Valley in CA. Global time and date of event 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 19:49:37 / October 31, 2020 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -116.6933365° West, 34.1133347° North, depth 1.38 km. The temblor was reported at 19:49:37 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.38 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39452471. Id of event: ci39452471.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murrieta, Mira Loma, Lake Elsinore (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop).

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

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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. 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: 13 km NW of Morongo Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6933365° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1133347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Morongo Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-31 19:49:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-31 19:51:48 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 automatic 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 136 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 128 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0836 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 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 ci39452471 Id of event.
Event Code 39452471 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39452471, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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