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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Julian in CA

Earthquake location 33.0446667S, -116.4941667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Julian in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 21:57:03 / November 27, 2020 @ 9:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -116.4941667° West, latitude 33.0446667° North, depth = 7.25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39478599. Id of event: ci39478599. The temblor was reported at 21:57:03 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.25 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tijuana, Coachella, Palm Desert (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4941667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0446667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Julian, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-27 21:57:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-27 22:00:57 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 123 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09407 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 38 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 ci39478599 Id of event.
Event Code 39478599 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39478599, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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