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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag was detected near Aguanga in CA

Earthquake location 33.4961662S, -116.8018341WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aguanga in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 15:30:07 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.8018341 West, latitude 33.4961662 North, depth = 3.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.89 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 23:30:07 / April 25, 2018 @ 11:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37924015. Id of event: ci37924015.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Capistrano, Colton, Highland (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NE of Aguanga, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8018341° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4961662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NE of Aguanga, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-25 23:30:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-25 23:38:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 reviewed 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 155 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0876 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 ci37924015 Id of event.
Event Code 37924015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37924015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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