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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.1075S, -117.8913333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The temblor was detected at 20:15:37 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8913333 West, latitude 36.1075 North, depth = 3.96 km. Id of earthquake: ci38593655. Event ids that are associated: ci38593655. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 04:15:37 / July 18, 2019 @ 4:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.96 km (2 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). 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 sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NE of Coso Junction, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8913333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1075° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.96 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 04:15:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-18 04:19:21 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 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 ci38593655 Id of event.
Event Code 38593655 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38593655, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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