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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Simi Valley in CA

Earthquake location 34.2714996S, -118.7071686WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Simi Valley in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 20:51:50 / February 26, 2021 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39803176. Id of event: ci39803176. Exact location of event, longitude -118.7071686 West, latitude 34.2714996 North, depth = 10.44 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:51:50 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.44 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cypress, La Habra, Buena Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km E of Simi Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7071686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2714996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of Simi Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-26 20:51:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-26 20:56:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.08 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 160 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 116 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03965 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 ci39803176 Id of event.
Event Code 39803176 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39803176, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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