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Minor earthquake 3.36 mag, 8 km NW of Granada Hills, California

Earthquake location 34.3273315S, -118.5578308WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Granada Hills in California. Exact location of event, depth 13.47 km, -118.5578308° West, 34.3273315° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 04:50:07 / April 5, 2016 @ 4:50 am. Id of earthquake: ci37327247. Event ids that are associated: ci37327247. The temblor was reported at 21:50:07 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.47 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claremont, Placentia, Westminster (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 8 km NW of Granada Hills, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5578308° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3273315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Granada Hills, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-05 04:50:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 05:14:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 584 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.32 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 384 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 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0618 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 69 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 ci37327247 Id of event.
Event Code 37327247 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37327247, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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