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Minor earthquake: M3.13 quake has struck near Isla Vista in California

Earthquake location 34.4181671S, -120.0070038WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Isla Vista in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.22 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:33:49 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 18:33:49 / October 21, 2017 @ 6:33 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -120.0070038 West, latitude 34.4181671 North, depth = 0.22 km. Event id: ci38029344. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38029344, nc72912371.

The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guadalupe, Oxnard, El Rio (min 5000 pop).

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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km W of Isla Vista, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0070038° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4181671° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km W of Isla Vista, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-21 18:33:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-21 18:39:03 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 2.7 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 151 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,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 ci38029344 Id of event.
Event Code 38029344 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38029344,nc72912371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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