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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 6 km SE of Carpinteria, CA

Earthquake location 34.3648338S, -119.4725037WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Carpinteria in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.4725037 West, latitude 34.3648338 North, depth = 3.38 km. Event id: ci39291087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39291087. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.38 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:18:27 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 01:18:27 / July 13, 2020 @ 1:18 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malibu, Agoura, Agoura Hills (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 6 km SE of Carpinteria, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.4725037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3648338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SE of Carpinteria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-13 01:18:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-13 01:21:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 121 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 ci39291087 Id of event.
Event Code 39291087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39291087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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