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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 6 km SSW of Santa Barbara Is., CA

Earthquake location 33.4176667S, -119.083WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Barbara Is. in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -119.083 West, latitude 33.4176667 North, depth = 10.28 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:40:27 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38021952. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38021952. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.28 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/17 / 2017-10-09 10:40:27 / October 9, 2017 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Rancho Palos Verdes (c. 41 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palos Verdes Estates (c. 13 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Malibu (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Malibu.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Santa Barbara Is., CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.083° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4176667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Santa Barbara Is., CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-09 10:40:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-09 10:44:11 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 125 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 ci38021952 Id of event.
Event Code 38021952 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38021952, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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