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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag was detected near Parkfield in CA

Earthquake location 36.0058327S, -120.5801697WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Parkfield in CA. The temblor was detected at 16:47:11 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73131821. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73131821. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 00:47:11 / January 11, 2019 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.35 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -120.5801697° West, latitude 36.0058327° North, depth = 4.35 km.

Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Greenfield, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km NW of Parkfield, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.5801697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0058327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NW of Parkfield, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-11 00:47:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-11 00:52:03 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 128 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 nc73131821 Id of event.
Event Code 73131821 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73131821, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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