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Minor earthquake: M3.84 quake has struck near Big Bear City in California

Earthquake location 34.303833S, -116.8628311WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.84 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Bear City in California on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 09:24:20 / February 16, 2016 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. The 3.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:24:20 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37524376. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37524376. Exact location of earthquake, -116.8628311° West, 34.303833° North, depth 1.92 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.92 km (1 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Indio, La Quinta, Wildomar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNW of Big Bear City, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8628311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.303833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNW of Big Bear City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-16 09:24:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 09:27:33 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 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 227 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 119 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05291 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37524376 Id of event.
Event Code 37524376 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37524376, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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