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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag strikes near Julian in CA

Earthquake location 33.0428352S, -116.4296646WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Julian in CA on Thursday. Event id: ci38477624. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38477624. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.72 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:57:42 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 08:57:42 / February 28, 2019 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -116.4296646° West, 33.0428352° North, depth 5.72 km.

Event epicenter 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), 78 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Solana Beach, Indio, Vista (min 5000 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4296646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0428352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.72 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 2019-02-28 08:57:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-28 09:13:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 143 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 117 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03511 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 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 ci38477624 Id of event.
Event Code 38477624 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38477624, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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