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Minor earthquake: M2.83 quake has struck near Shandon in California

Earthquake location 35.7994995S, -120.3461685WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shandon in California. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:15:18 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.52 km, -120.3461685° West, 35.7994995° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.52 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 20:15:18 / March 30, 2017 @ 8:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72782756. Unique identifier: nc72782756.

Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lemoore, Cambria, Los Osos (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km N of Shandon, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3461685° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7994995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km N of Shandon, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-30 20:15:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-30 20:18:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 123 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72782756 Id of event.
Event Code 72782756 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72782756, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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