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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag was detected near San Ardo in CA

Earthquake location 36.071167S, -120.6480026WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Ardo in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73103496. Event ids that are associated: nc73103496. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.27 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.27 km, -120.6480026° West, 36.071167° North. The temblor was reported at 21:23:14 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 05:23:14 / October 29, 2018 @ 5:23 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soledad, Lemoore Station, Cambria (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km ENE of San Ardo, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.6480026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.071167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ENE 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 2018-10-29 05:23:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-29 05:27:03 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 131 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 nc73103496 Id of event.
Event Code 73103496 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73103496, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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