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Light earthquake, 4.16 mag was detected near Julian in California

Earthquake location 33.1473351S, -116.4810028WA light earthquake magnitude 4.16 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Julian in California on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.98 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 00:33:15 / December 7, 2017 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:33:15 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37824087. Id of event: ci37824087. Exact location of earthquake, -116.4810028° West, 33.1473351° North, depth 9.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, San Luis, Sun City. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Julian, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4810028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1473351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NE of Julian, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-07 00:33:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-07 00:40:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.95 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 268 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 85 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 ci37824087 Id of event.
Event Code 37824087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37824087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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