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Minor earthquake: M3.06 quake has struck near Wofford Heights in California

Earthquake location 35.6953316S, -118.3864975WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Wofford Heights in California on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.44 km (2 miles). The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:49:57 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37816407. Event ids that are associated: nc72928790, ci37816407. Exact location of event, depth 3.44 km, -118.3864975° West, 35.6953316° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 23:49:57 / November 21, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Delano, Rosedale, McFarland (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ESE of Wofford Heights, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.3864975° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6953316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ESE of Wofford Heights, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-21 23:49:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-21 23:54:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 144 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 ,nc,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 53 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02822 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 ci37816407 Id of event.
Event Code 37816407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72928790,ci37816407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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