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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag strikes near Ludlow in CA

Earthquake location 34.8595009S, -116.3391647WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ludlow in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 17:32:32 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -116.3391647° West, 34.8595009° North, depth 4.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.41 km (3 miles). Event id: ci39468407. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39468407. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 17:32:32 / November 17, 2020 @ 5:32 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yucca Valley, Big Bear City, Joshua Tree (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 22 km NW of Ludlow, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3391647° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8595009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Ludlow, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 17:32:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 17:34:56 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 186 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03022 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 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39468407 Id of event.
Event Code 39468407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39468407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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