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Minor earthquake, 3.59 mag has occurred near Granada Hills in CA

Earthquake location 34.3025017S, -118.4863358WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Granada Hills in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.97 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 07:41:10 / January 22, 2020 @ 7:41 am. Unique identifier: ci39277736. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39277736. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.4863358 West, latitude 34.3025017 North, depth = 6.97 km. The 3.59-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:10 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rancho Cucamonga, Phelan, Huntington Beach (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NNE of Granada Hills, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.59 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4863358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3025017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE of Granada Hills, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-22 07:41:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-22 07:44:00 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 3.8 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 199 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 0.02131 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 ci39277736 Id of event.
Event Code 39277736 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39277736, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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