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Minor earthquake 2.83 mag, 24 km SW of Lamont, CA

Earthquake location 35.113S, -119.1051667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Lamont in CA. Event id: ci37673100. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37673100. Exact location of earthquake, -119.1051667° West, 35.113° North, depth 9.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:57 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/24 / 2024-06-25 00:57:57 / June 25, 2024 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.42 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ojai, Delano, McFarland (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km SW of Lamont, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.1051667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.113° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km SW of Lamont, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-25 00:57:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-25 20:29:10 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 2.7 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 123 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05703 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 ci37673100 Id of event.
Event Code 37673100 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37673100, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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