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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag strikes near Pearblossom in CA

Earthquake location 34.4584999S, -117.9229965WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pearblossom in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.84 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9229965° West, 34.4584999° North, depth 7.84 km. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 07:38:15 / December 22, 2020 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:15 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39500703. Unique identifier: ci39500703.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Carson, Westminster, Manhattan Beach. Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop). Close 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. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km SSW of Pearblossom, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9229965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4584999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Pearblossom, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-22 07:38:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-22 07:40:26 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 138 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 122 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02843 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 21 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 ci39500703 Id of event.
Event Code 39500703 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39500703, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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