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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Huntington Beach in California

Earthquake location 33.6763344S, -118.050499WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Huntington Beach in California on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 14.3 km, -118.050499° West, 33.6763344° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 10:39:59 / March 28, 2016 @ 10:39 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:39:59 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37323767. Unique identifier: ci37323767.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camp Pendleton South, West Hills, Camp Pendleton North.

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km WSW of Huntington Beach, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.050499° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.6763344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WSW of Huntington Beach, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-28 10:39:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-28 10:50:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 98 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.46 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 183 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 114 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08997 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 ci37323767 Id of event.
Event Code 37323767 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37323767, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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