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Minor earthquake 3.45 mag, 3 km SW of Yorba Linda, CA

Earthquake location 33.8698349S, -117.831337WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yorba Linda in CA. Exact location of event, depth 8.77 km, -117.831337° West, 33.8698349° North. The temblor was detected at 22:18:51 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.77 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39328911. Id of event: ci39328911. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 22:18:51 / August 3, 2020 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Hills, Palmdale, Chatsworth (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SW of Yorba Linda, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.831337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8698349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SW of Yorba Linda, 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 22:18:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-03 22:21:12 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 183 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 121 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06256 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 20 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39328911 Id of event.
Event Code 39328911 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39328911, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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