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Minor earthquake 3.16 mag, 7 km NW of Julian, California

Earthquake location 33.1339989S, -116.6558304WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Julian in California on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:41 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 12:05:41 / October 17, 2017 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38026664. Id of event: ci38026664. Exact location of earthquake, -116.6558304° West, 33.1339989° North, depth 2.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Menifee, Thousand Palms, Homeland (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 7 km NW of Julian, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6558304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1339989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Julian, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-17 12:05:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-17 12:10:54 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 3.1 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 154 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 0.06537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 ci38026664 Id of event.
Event Code 38026664 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38026664, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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