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Minor earthquake: M2.82 quake has struck near Julian in CA

Earthquake location 33.0328333S, -116.435WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Julian in CA on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38410936. Unique identifier: ci38410936. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 16:18:22 / December 30, 2018 @ 4:18 pm. Exact location, longitude -116.435° West, latitude 33.0328333° North, depth = 7.97 km. The temblor was reported at 08:18:22 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, San Diego, Coachella (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km ESE of Julian, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.435° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0328333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ESE of Julian, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-30 16:18:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-30 16:44:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 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 123 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1409 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 ci38410936 Id of event.
Event Code 38410936 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38410936, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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