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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag has occurred near Julian in CA

Earthquake location 33.0428352S, -116.4308319WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Julian in CA. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:51 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38470576. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38470576. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.89 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -116.4308319 West, latitude 33.0428352 North, depth = 5.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 08:41:51 / February 23, 2019 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego, Chula Vista, Palm Desert (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km ESE of Julian, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4308319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0428352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.89 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 2019-02-23 08:41:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-23 08:44:01 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 121 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 111 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 19 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 ci38470576 Id of event.
Event Code 38470576 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38470576, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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