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Minor earthquake 3.07 mag, 3 km ESE of Northridge, CA

Earthquake location 34.2286682S, -118.5046692WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Northridge in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -118.5046692 West, latitude 34.2286682 North, depth = 11.72 km. The temblor was detected at 02:52:46 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.72 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 10:52:46 / March 31, 2019 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci37599098. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37599098.

Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Serranos, Villa Park, Huntington Beach. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 3 km ESE of Northridge, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5046692° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2286682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Northridge, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-31 10:52:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-31 11:01:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 55 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.82 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 164 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 120 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 15 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 ci37599098 Id of event.
Event Code 37599098 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37599098, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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