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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Olancha in CA

Earthquake location 36.1646667S, -118.0703333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Olancha in CA on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 05:32:46 / March 5, 2021 @ 5:32 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39572231. Id of event: ci39572231. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:32:46 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.0703333° West, 36.1646667° North, depth 2.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.11 km (1 miles).

Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 14 km SSW of Olancha, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0703333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1646667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2021-03-05 05:32:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 05:36:39 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 122 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1806 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 ci39572231 Id of event.
Event Code 39572231 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39572231, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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