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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag strikes near Lake Henshaw in CA

Earthquake location 33.2210007S, -116.7476654WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lake Henshaw in CA. Exact location, longitude -116.7476654° West, latitude 33.2210007° North, depth = 10.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38474544. Id of event: ci38474544. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.42 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 13:58:15 / February 26, 2019 @ 1:58 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:58:15 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial Beach, Garnet, Good Hope (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SSE of Lake Henshaw, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.7476654° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2210007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSE of Lake Henshaw, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-26 13:58:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-26 14:03:26 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 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 93 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0176 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 171 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 ci38474544 Id of event.
Event Code 38474544 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38474544, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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