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Minor earthquake 2.96 mag, 27 km WSW of Carlsbad, CA

Earthquake location 33.0911674S, -117.6276703WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Carlsbad in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.51 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:48:47 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39768296. Unique identifier: ci39768296. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 07:48:47 / January 26, 2021 @ 7:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6276703 West, latitude 33.0911674 North, depth = 10.51 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huntington Beach (c. 190 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was North Tustin, Santa Ana, Rancho San Diego.

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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 27 km WSW of Carlsbad, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6276703° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0911674° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Carlsbad, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-26 07:48:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-26 07:54:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 135 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2983 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 155 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 ci39768296 Id of event.
Event Code 39768296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39768296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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