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Minor earthquake, 3.43 mag strikes near Pacoima in California

Earthquake location 34.3413315S, -118.4609985WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pacoima in California on Thursday. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:54 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.4609985° West, 34.3413315° North, depth 2.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/15 / 2015-11-05 10:58:54 / November 5, 2015 @ 10:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37485624. Id of event: ci37485624. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.06 km (1 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orange, Phelan, Ontario. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NNW of Pacoima, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4609985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3413315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 2015-11-05 10:58:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-05 11:12:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 278 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.46 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 287 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 113 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04235 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 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 ci37485624 Id of event.
Event Code 37485624 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37485624, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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