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Minor earthquake, 3.24 mag has occurred near Coronado in CA

Earthquake location 32.5921669S, -117.2881699WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Coronado in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.07 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.2881699 West, latitude 32.5921669 North, depth = 14.07 km. Unique identifier: ci39485839. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39485839. The temblor was reported at 13:48:12 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 13:48:12 / December 5, 2020 @ 1:48 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camp Pendleton North, Valley Center, Camp Pendleton South (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SW of Coronado, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2881699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5921669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Coronado, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-05 13:48:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-05 13:51:52 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 3.15 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 162 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 91 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1606 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 197 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 ci39485839 Id of event.
Event Code 39485839 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39485839, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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