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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag strikes near Malibu in CA

Earthquake location 33.9693336S, -118.9059982WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Malibu in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9059982° West, 33.9693336° North, depth 14.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.83 km (9 miles). Event id: ci37771712. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37771712. Global time and date of event 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 10:58:18 / December 27, 2016 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:58:18 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cypress, El Monte, Sierra Madre. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WSW of Malibu, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9059982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9693336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Malibu, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-27 10:58:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-27 11:11:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 119 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 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 216 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 112 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1204 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 ci37771712 Id of event.
Event Code 37771712 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37771712, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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