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Minor earthquake: M3.27 quake has struck near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.1453323S, -118.0810013WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.35 km (-0 miles). Event id: ci39796240. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39796240. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:19:59 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.0810013 West, latitude 36.1453323 North, depth = -0.35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 01:19:59 / February 21, 2021 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from East Porterville (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Porterville, Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW of Coso Junction, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0810013° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1453323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-21 01:19:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-21 01:22:17 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 165 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1069 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 ci39796240 Id of event.
Event Code 39796240 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39796240, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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