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Minor earthquake 3.21 mag, 5 km W of Ventura, CA

Earthquake location 34.2695007S, -119.2861633WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ventura in CA. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:37:20 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.08 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.2861633° West, latitude 34.2695007° North, depth = 9.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38231834. Id of event: ci38231834. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 13:37:20 / November 8, 2019 @ 1:37 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 5 km W of Ventura, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2861633° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2695007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Ventura, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-08 13:37:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 13:40:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.75 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 159 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.00969 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 ci38231834 Id of event.
Event Code 38231834 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38231834, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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