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Minor earthquake: M2.86 quake has struck near San Lucas in CA

Earthquake location 36.2316666S, -120.80233WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from San Lucas in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:15:14 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.28 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.28 km, -120.80233° West, 36.2316666° North. The temblor was picked up at 19:15:14 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73073456. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73073456.

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Templeton, Firebaugh, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 23 km ENE of San Lucas, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.80233° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2316666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ENE of San Lucas, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-19 03:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 03:20:03 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 126 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 nc73073456 Id of event.
Event Code 73073456 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73073456, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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