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Minor earthquake 2.87 mag, 12 km N of Grapevine, CA

Earthquake location 35.0486667S, -118.9321667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Grapevine in CA on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 6.54 km, -118.9321667° West, 35.0486667° North. Global time and date of event 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 22:30:16 / July 4, 2019 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38445207. Unique identifier: ci38445207. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:16 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.54 km (4 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mira Monte, McFarland, Valencia. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km N of Grapevine, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9321667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0486667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km N of Grapevine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-04 22:30:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-04 22:34:11 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 127 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1263 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 ci38445207 Id of event.
Event Code 38445207 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38445207, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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