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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Yucca Valley in California

Earthquake location 34.0509987S, -116.3933334WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yucca Valley in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.04 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:13:41 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.04 km, -116.3933334° West, 34.0509987° North. Unique identifier: ci37298447. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37298447. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:13:41 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:13 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Menifee, Moreno Valley, Lake Arrowhead. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 8 km SSE of Yucca Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3933334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0509987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSE of Yucca Valley, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-21 18:13:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-21 18:18:54 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 138 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 ci37298447 Id of event.
Event Code 37298447 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37298447, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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