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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Santa Paula in California

Earthquake location 34.449S, -119.0711667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Paula in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.91 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:31 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 21:43:31 / September 17, 2015 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -119.0711667° West, latitude 34.449° North, depth = 18.91 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37244343. Id of event: ci37244343.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Hollywood, Burbank, Beverly Hills (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km N of Santa Paula, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0711667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.449° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km N of Santa Paula, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-17 21:43:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-17 21:54:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 124 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 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1245 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 ci37244343 Id of event.
Event Code 37244343 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37244343, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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