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Minor earthquake, 3.66 mag strikes near Compton in CA

Earthquake location 33.8958321S, -118.2204971WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Compton in CA on Thursday. Unique identifier: ci38905415. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38905415. Exact location, longitude -118.2204971° West, latitude 33.8958321° North, depth = 24.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.62 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:19:51 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 07:19:51 / October 18, 2019 @ 7:19 am.

Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Grand Terrace, Phelan.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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: 0 km WSW of Compton, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.66 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.2204971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8958321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WSW of Compton, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-18 07:19:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-18 07:26:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.6 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 207 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 97 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 ci38905415 Id of event.
Event Code 38905415 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38905415, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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