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Light earthquake, 4.36 mag has occurred near Twentynine Palms in CA

Earthquake location 33.9968338S, -116.045166WA light earthquake magnitude 4.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Twentynine Palms in CA. The 4.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:56 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.76 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ci38624623. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38624623. Exact location of event, depth 7.76 km, -116.045166° West, 33.9968338° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/19 / 2019-07-22 16:26:56 / July 22, 2019 @ 4:26 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yucaipa (c. 51 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop). 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 Calimesa, Yucaipa, Hemet.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km S of Twentynine Palms, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.045166° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9968338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km S of Twentynine Palms, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-22 16:26:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-22 16:29:51 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 4.554 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 reviewed 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 292 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 110 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 ci38624623 Id of event.
Event Code 38624623 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38624623, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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