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Minor earthquake 3.46 mag, 8 km NE of Aguanga, CA

Earthquake location 33.4813347S, -116.7991638WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aguanga in CA. Event id: ci38401064. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38401064. Exact location of event, longitude -116.7991638 West, latitude 33.4813347 North, depth = 3.71 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 20:18:22 / December 20, 2018 @ 8:18 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:18:22 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.71 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Corona (c. 152 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dana Point, La Jolla, Corona. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km NE of Aguanga, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7991638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4813347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.71 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 2018-12-20 20:18:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-20 20:22:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 185 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 128 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03097 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 ci38401064 Id of event.
Event Code 38401064 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38401064, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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