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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Ojai in CA

Earthquake location 34.4734993S, -119.1869965WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ojai in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.06 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/24 / 2024-05-31 17:26:53 / May 31, 2024 @ 5:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:26:53 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -119.1869965° West, 34.4734993° North, depth 17.06 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci40608583. Unique identifier: ci40608583.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Universal City, Beverly Hills, Century City. Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Ojai, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.1869965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4734993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km ENE of Ojai, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-31 17:26:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-31 17:29:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 222 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci40608583 Id of event.
Event Code 40608583 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci40608583, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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