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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag has occurred near Pedley in CA

Earthquake location 33.9228325S, -117.4601669WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pedley in CA on Thursday. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:03:43 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 10:03:43 / July 9, 2020 @ 10:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.79 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39285575. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39285575. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4601669° West, 33.9228325° North, depth 4.79 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Glendale, Gardena, West Athens (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 6 km SSE of Pedley, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4601669° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9228325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE of Pedley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-09 10:03:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-09 10:05:56 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 137 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 133 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05673 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 ci39285575 Id of event.
Event Code 39285575 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39285575, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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