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Minor earthquake, 3.59 mag has occurred near Little Lake in CA

Earthquake location 35.8899994S, -117.7249985WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.01 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39466903. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39466903. Global time and date of event 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 10:56:22 / November 16, 2020 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7249985° West, 35.8899994° North, depth 7.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:56:22 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km ESE of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.59 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7249985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8899994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ESE 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 2020-11-16 10:56:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-16 11:02:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.02 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 199 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08371 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 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 mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39466903 Id of event.
Event Code 39466903 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39466903, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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