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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Olancha in CA

Earthquake location 36.1586667S, -118.0665WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Olancha in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0665 West, latitude 36.1586667 North, depth = 1.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.18 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 01:28:46 / February 25, 2021 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:28:46 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39801096. Event ids that are associated: ci39801096.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SSW of Olancha, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1586667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SSW of Olancha, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-25 01:28:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-25 01:33:15 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 129 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1762 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 ci39801096 Id of event.
Event Code 39801096 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39801096, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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