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Moderate earthquake, 5.22 mag was detected near Olancha in CA

Earthquake location 36.3223343S, -117.5791702WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.22 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Olancha in CA on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -117.5791702° West, 36.3223343° North, depth 23.89 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 09:14:21 / November 13, 2020 @ 9:14 am. Unique identifier: ci39464287. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39464287. The temblor was reported at 09:14:21 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.89 km (15 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km E of Olancha, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5791702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3223343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km E of Olancha, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 09:14:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 09:21:56 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 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.16 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 420 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 276 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 ci39464287 Id of event.
Event Code 39464287 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39464287, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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