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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag was detected near Coso Junction in CA

Earthquake location 36.0793343S, -117.8228302WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location of event, depth 2.82 km, -117.8228302° West, 36.0793343° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 15:35:35 / July 20, 2019 @ 3:35 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:35:35 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38611367. Id of event: ci38611367. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.82 km (2 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 12 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8228302° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0793343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ENE 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 2019-07-20 15:35:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-20 15:37:57 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04615 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 ci38611367 Id of event.
Event Code 38611367 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38611367, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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