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Minor earthquake: M3.24 quake strikes near Pacoima in California

Earthquake location 34.3343315S, -118.4556656WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pacoima in California. The temblor was reported at 20:59:58 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8.79 km (5 miles). Global time of event 16/04/15 / 2015-04-16 03:59:58 / April 16, 2015 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.4556656 West, latitude 34.3343315 North, depth 8.79 km, unique identifier, ci37364384.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ontario, Los Serranos, Chino.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4556656° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3343315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of Pacoima, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-16 03:59:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-16 04:05:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 38 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.65 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 reviewed 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 173 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 90 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05577 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 ci37364384 Id of event.
Event Code 37364384 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37364384, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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