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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag strikes near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.9753342S, -117.6833344WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.68 km (0 miles). The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:22:10 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 15:22:10 / November 9, 2020 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39460703. Unique identifier: ci39460703. Exact location of event, depth 0.68 km, -117.6833344° West, 35.9753342° North.

Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km ENE of Little Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6833344° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9753342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ENE of Little Lake, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-09 15:22:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-09 15:24:32 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 136 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03827 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 ci39460703 Id of event.
Event Code 39460703 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39460703, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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