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Minor earthquake, 3.68 mag has occurred near Isla Vista in California

Earthquake location 34.4005013S, -120.0250015WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Isla Vista in California on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.32 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.0250015° West, 34.4005013° North, depth 2.32 km. The temblor was detected at 17:31:10 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 01:31:10 / January 7, 2018 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37848263. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37848263.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nipomo, Port Hueneme, El Rio (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 15 km W of Isla Vista, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0250015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4005013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km W of Isla Vista, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-07 01:31:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-07 01:33:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1512 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 ci37848263 Id of event.
Event Code 37848263 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37848263, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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