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Minor earthquake 2.88 mag, 24 km W of Johannesburg, CA

Earthquake location 35.364666S, -117.894165WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ci39512023. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39512023. The temblor was reported at 10:35:54 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 10:35:54 / January 6, 2021 @ 10:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.894165° West, 35.364666° North, depth 6.5 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs, Rosamond (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km W of Johannesburg, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.894165° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.364666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km W of Johannesburg, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-06 10:35:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-06 10:38:05 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 128 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 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1048 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 ci39512023 Id of event.
Event Code 39512023 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39512023, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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