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Minor earthquake, 3.26 mag was detected near Malibu Beach in California

Earthquake location 34.0938339S, -118.6733322WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Malibu Beach in California on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37825247. Id of event: ci37825247. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:21 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/17 / 2017-12-08 08:44:21 / December 8, 2017 @ 8:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.66 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.6733322° West, latitude 34.0938339° North, depth = 15.66 km.

Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Diamond Bar, San Dimas, Fountain Valley.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Malibu Beach, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.6733322° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0938339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Malibu Beach, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-08 08:44:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-08 08:58:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 170 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.84 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 235 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 119 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02303 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 ci37825247 Id of event.
Event Code 37825247 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37825247, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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