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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag strikes near Anza in CA

Earthquake location 33.5788345S, -116.7030029WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Anza in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -116.7030029° West, 33.5788345° North, depth 13.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.83 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 01:57:52 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:57:52 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37466951. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37466951.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colton, Big Bear City, Highland. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km NW of Anza, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7030029° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.5788345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NW of Anza, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-02 01:57:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 02:00:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 137 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 16 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 ci37466951 Id of event.
Event Code 37466951 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37466951, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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