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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag was detected near West Athens in California

Earthquake location 33.9308319S, -118.3031693WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from West Athens in California on Friday. Unique identifier: ci37809031. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37809031. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:25:11 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.04 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.3031693° West, 33.9308319° North, depth 12.04 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 09:25:11 / November 10, 2017 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quartz Hill, Fillmore, Pedley (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 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: 0 km N of West Athens, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.3031693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9308319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km N of West Athens, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-10 09:25:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 09:39:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 179 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.48 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 208 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 131 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02157 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 ci37809031 Id of event.
Event Code 37809031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37809031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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