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Minor earthquake: M3.21 quake has struck near Julian in California

Earthquake location 33.0248337S, -116.4358368WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Julian in California. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37280407. Unique identifier: ci37280407. The temblor was picked up at 15:27:36 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.23 km, -116.4358368° West, 33.0248337° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.23 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/15 / 2015-12-02 23:27:36 / December 2, 2015 @ 11:27 pm.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial Beach, Indio, Encinitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop).

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

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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: 17 km ESE of Julian, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4358368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0248337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ESE of Julian, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-02 23:27:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-02 23:39:29 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 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 159 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 0.133 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 ci37280407 Id of event.
Event Code 37280407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37280407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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