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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 4 km N of Little Lake, CA

Earthquake location 35.9674988S, -117.9133301WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:55 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 01:23:55 / January 21, 2021 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9133301 West, latitude 35.9674988 North, depth = 2.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39763488. Id of event: ci39763488. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.67 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km N of Little Lake, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9133301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9674988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N 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 2021-01-21 01:23:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-21 01:26:51 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 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 188 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04425 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 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 ci39763488 Id of event.
Event Code 39763488 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39763488, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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