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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Coalinga in California



Earthquake location 35.9093323S, -120.4544983WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Coalinga in California on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: nc72931885. Event ids that are associated: nc72931885. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 20:12:08 / November 28, 2017 @ 8:12 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5.63 km, -120.4544983° West, 35.9093323° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.63 km (3 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:08 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Osos, Lemoore, San Luis Obispo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSW of Coalinga, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.4544983° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9093323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSW of Coalinga, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-28 20:12:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-28 20:20:04 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 124 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01777 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 nc72931885 Id of event.
Event Code 72931885 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72931885, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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