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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag was detected near Trona in CA

Earthquake location 35.9724998S, -117.3176651WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Trona in CA on Friday. Exact location, longitude -117.3176651° West, latitude 35.9724998° North, depth = -0.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.59 km (-0 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:52:38 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 08:52:38 / February 19, 2021 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci39794648. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39794648.

The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 24 km NNE of Trona, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3176651° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9724998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNE of Trona, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-19 08:52:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 08:54:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 139 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08602 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 47 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 ci39794648 Id of event.
Event Code 39794648 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39794648, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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