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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake strikes near San Simeon in California

Earthquake location 35.8268318S, -121.251503WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Simeon in California. The temblor was reported at 04:33:55 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 87.17 km (54 miles). Global time of event 30/05/15 / 2015-05-30 11:33:55 / May 30, 2015 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -121.251503 West, latitude 35.8268318 North, depth 87.17 km, unique identifier, nc72457931. Ids that are associated to the event, ,nc72457931,.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Oceano, Arroyo Grande.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.251503° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8268318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NNW of San Simeon, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-30 11:33:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-30 11:37:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 nc72457931 Id of event.
Event Code 72457931 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72457931, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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