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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag strikes near Rosedale in CA

Earthquake location 35.2703323S, -119.178833WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Rosedale in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.67 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39494608. Unique identifier: ci39494608. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 20:49:41 / June 24, 2020 @ 8:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -119.178833 West, latitude 35.2703323 North, depth = 19.67 km. The temblor was reported at 20:49:41 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Earlimart, Tehachapi (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 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: 13 km SSW of Rosedale, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.178833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2703323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Rosedale, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 20:49:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 20:51:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 136 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09575 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 43 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 ci39494608 Id of event.
Event Code 39494608 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39494608, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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