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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag was detected near Bodfish in California

Earthquake location 35.4454994S, -118.4095001WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bodfish in California on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 06:11:15 / June 18, 2017 @ 6:11 am. Exact location of event, depth -0.43 km, -118.4095001° West, 35.4454994° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.43 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37912472. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37912472. The temblor was reported at 22:11:15 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McFarland, Shafter, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 17 km SSE of Bodfish, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4095001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4454994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSE of Bodfish, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-18 06:11:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 06:17:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 140 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1541 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 ci37912472 Id of event.
Event Code 37912472 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37912472, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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