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Minor earthquake, 3.51 mag strikes near Johannesburg in CA

Earthquake location 35.2050018S, -117.2819977WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 06:15:11 / February 15, 2017 @ 6:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.73 km, -117.2819977° West, 35.2050018° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles). The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:11 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37583871. Id of event: ci37583871.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lake Los Angeles, Apple Valley, Victorville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 37 km ESE of Johannesburg, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.51 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2819977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2050018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km ESE of Johannesburg, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-15 06:15:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-15 06:17:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 190 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 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1937 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci37583871 Id of event.
Event Code 37583871 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37583871, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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