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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Beaumont in CA

Earthquake location 33.8720016S, -116.9986649WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Beaumont in CA. Exact location, longitude -116.9986649° West, latitude 33.8720016° North, depth = 13.79 km. The temblor was reported at 08:25:22 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 08:25:22 / August 3, 2020 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39327959. Unique identifier: ci39327959. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.79 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diamond Bar, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo (min 5000 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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSW of Beaumont, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9986649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8720016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Beaumont, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-03 08:25:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-03 08:27:31 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 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 123 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci39327959 Id of event.
Event Code 39327959 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39327959, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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