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Minor earthquake, 3.81 mag was detected near Pacoima in CA

Earthquake location 34.293335S, -118.4391632WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pacoima in CA on Thursday. The 3.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:48:19 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.18 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci39322767. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39322767. Exact location of event, longitude -118.4391632 West, latitude 34.293335 North, depth = 7.18 km. Global time and date of event 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 13:48:19 / July 30, 2020 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Costa Mesa, North Tustin, Tustin (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 1 km N of Pacoima, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4391632° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.293335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km N of Pacoima, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-30 13:48:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 13:55:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.89 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 reviewed 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 233 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03508 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 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39322767 Id of event.
Event Code 39322767 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39322767, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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