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Earthquake: M 2.61 quake strikes near Avalon in California

Earthquake location 33.3986664S, -118.1009979WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.61 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Avalon in California. The temblor was reported at 03:54:44 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 0.06 km (0 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-25 11:54:44 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.1009979 West, latitude 33.3986664 North, depth 0.06 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Home Gardens, Lakeland Village, Diamond Bar.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.1009979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.3986664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE of Avalon, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-25 23:54:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-25 23:57:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 105 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2714 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 227 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 ci37299072 Id of event.
Event Code 37299072 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ci37299072 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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