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Minor earthquake, 3.47 mag was detected near Avalon in CA

Earthquake location 33.4691658S, -118.1823349WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Avalon in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.1823349 West, latitude 33.4691658 North, depth = 8.66 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 23:18:28 / October 26, 2017 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:18:28 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38031656. Event ids that are associated: ci38031656, us1000axbj.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Van Nuys, Malibu, Camp Pendleton North. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NE of Avalon, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.47 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.1823349° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4691658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Avalon, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-26 23:18:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-26 23:32:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 52 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.54 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 201 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 117 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1866 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 ci38031656 Id of event.
Event Code 38031656 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38031656,us1000axbj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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