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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag was detected near Ojai in CA

Earthquake location 34.3925S, -119.2361667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ojai in CA. Event id: ci38317760. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38317760. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.07 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 21:44:12 / October 8, 2018 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:12 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2361667 West, latitude 34.3925 North, depth = 2.07 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, San Fernando. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km S of Ojai, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2361667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3925° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Ojai, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-08 21:44:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-08 21:55:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 136 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05194 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci38317760 Id of event.
Event Code 38317760 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38317760, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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