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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Redlands in California

Earthquake location 34.0035S, -117.199WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Redlands in California on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.199 West, latitude 34.0035 North, depth = 15.17 km. The temblor was detected at 10:22:37 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/16 / 2016-03-03 18:22:37 / March 3, 2016 @ 6:22 pm. Event id: ci37314047. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37314047. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.17 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fountain Valley, Whittier, Stanton (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSW of Redlands, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.199° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Redlands, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-03 18:22:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-03 18:38:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 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 94 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 ci37314047 Id of event.
Event Code 37314047 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37314047, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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