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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag has occurred near Devore in CA

Earthquake location 34.206665S, -117.3913345WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Devore in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/24 / 2024-06-20 17:18:49 / June 20, 2024 @ 5:18 pm. Event id: ci40804504. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci40804504, us7000mtm2. Exact location of event, longitude -117.3913345 West, latitude 34.206665 North, depth = 10.2 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:49 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmdale, Cudahy, Aliso Viejo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 2 km SSE of Devore, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3913345° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.206665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SSE of Devore, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-20 17:18:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-20 17:27:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.666 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 141 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 112 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0201 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci40804504 Id of event.
Event Code 40804504 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci40804504,us7000mtm2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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