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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag strikes near Pacoima in CA

Earthquake location 34.2828333S, -118.4193333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pacoima in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -118.4193333° West, 34.2828333° North, depth 7.08 km. The temblor was reported at 10:46:15 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.08 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 18:46:15 / March 13, 2019 @ 6:46 pm. Id of earthquake: ci38267559. Event ids that are associated: ci38267559.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fountain Valley, Villa Park, Oxnard Shores. Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km E of Pacoima, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4193333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2828333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Pacoima, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-13 18:46:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-13 18:50:34 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 2.2 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 126 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 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04962 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 ci38267559 Id of event.
Event Code 38267559 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38267559, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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