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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag was detected near Oildale in CA

Earthquake location 35.4411659S, -119.0136642WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Oildale in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -119.0136642° West, 35.4411659° North, depth 16.38 km. The temblor was detected at 04:56:21 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 12:56:21 / January 29, 2020 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.38 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci39285816. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39285816.

Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 2 km (2 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Porterville, East Porterville, Tehachapi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NNE of Oildale, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0136642° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4411659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNE of Oildale, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-29 12:56:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-29 12:58:30 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 171 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 83 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 0.27 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39285816 Id of event.
Event Code 39285816 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39285816, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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