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Minor earthquake, 3.55 mag has occurred near Julian in CA

Earthquake location 33.1349983S, -116.6593323WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Julian in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -116.6593323 West, latitude 33.1349983 North, depth = 2.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 10:06:00 / October 18, 2017 @ 10:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.46 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:06:00 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38027432. Event ids that are associated: ci38027432.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 67 km (42 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Delicias, Pórticos de San Antonio, Lakeland Village.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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.

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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: 8 km NW of Julian, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6593323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1349983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Julian, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-18 10:06:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-18 10:16:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 50 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.3 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 reviewed 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 209 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 98 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38027432 Id of event.
Event Code 38027432 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38027432, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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