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Minor earthquake: M3.34 quake has struck near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.1148338S, -117.8905029WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Wednesday. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:14:29 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38594383. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38594383. Exact location, longitude -117.8905029° West, latitude 36.1148338° North, depth = 2.57 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.57 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 06:14:29 / July 18, 2019 @ 6:14 am.

Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). 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).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8905029° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1148338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.57 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 06:14:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-18 06:18:16 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 172 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 ci38594383 Id of event.
Event Code 38594383 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38594383, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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