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Light earthquake 4.27 mag, 9 km NE of Coso Junction, CA

Earthquake location 36.1111679S, -117.8933334WA light earthquake magnitude 4.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 03:59:14 / July 18, 2019 @ 3:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38593535. Id of event: ci38593535. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.29 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:59:14 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.29 km, -117.8933334° West, 36.1111679° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 9 km NE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8933334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1111679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE 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 2019-07-18 03:59:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-18 04:01:21 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 281 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0318 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 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38593535 Id of event.
Event Code 38593535 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38593535, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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