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Minor earthquake: M3.62 quake has struck near Warner Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.2388344S, -116.6695023WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Warner Springs in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -116.6695023 West, latitude 33.2388344 North, depth = 8.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.59 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:17:53 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 15:17:53 / December 6, 2020 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci39486671. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39486671.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Terrazas del Valle, Imperial Beach, El Niño. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 6 km SW of Warner Springs, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6695023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2388344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Warner Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-06 15:17:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 15:23:38 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 4.69 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 202 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 93 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07486 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 30 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 ci39486671 Id of event.
Event Code 39486671 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39486671, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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