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Minor earthquake, 3.28 mag was detected near San Ardo in CA

Earthquake location 36.1974983S, -120.7828369WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc73002681. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73002681, us1000dq7c. Global time and date of event 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 05:23:27 / April 22, 2018 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.7828369° West, latitude 36.1974983° North, depth = 5.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:23:27 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atascadero, Firebaugh, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 22 km NNE of San Ardo, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.28 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.7828369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1974983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of San Ardo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-22 05:23:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-22 05:37:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 166 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02365 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 nc73002681 Id of event.
Event Code 73002681 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73002681,us1000dq7c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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