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Minor earthquake 3.16 mag, 10 km NNE of Coso Junction, CA

Earthquake location 36.1184998S, -117.8899994WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.49 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38585303. Unique identifier: ci38585303. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:22:49 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.49 km, -117.8899994° West, 36.1184998° North. Global time and date of event 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 03:22:49 / July 17, 2019 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km NNE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8899994° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1184998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE of Coso Junction, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-17 03:22:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-17 03:24:59 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 154 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02847 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 ci38585303 Id of event.
Event Code 38585303 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38585303, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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