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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Aguanga in CA

Earthquake location 33.4956665S, -116.8089981WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aguanga in CA on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 1.44 km, -116.8089981° West, 33.4956665° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.44 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:24:14 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 19:24:14 / May 19, 2018 @ 7:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37944407. Id of event: ci37944407.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 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), 49 km (31 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Highland, Colton, El Cajon. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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: 8 km NE of Aguanga, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8089981° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4956665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.44 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 2018-05-19 19:24:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-19 19:26:27 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 158 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 129 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09178 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 12 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 ci37944407 Id of event.
Event Code 37944407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37944407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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