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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag strikes near Cholame in CA

Earthquake location 35.7908325S, -120.3453369WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cholame in CA on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73233256. Id of event: nc73233256. Exact location of earthquake, -120.3453369° West, 35.7908325° North, depth 9.43 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 05:48:47 / July 24, 2019 @ 5:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:48:47 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grover Beach, Corcoran, Arroyo Grande (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 9 km NNW of Cholame, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3453369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7908325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW of Cholame, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-24 05:48:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-24 05:50:54 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 150 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01835 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 92 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 nc73233256 Id of event.
Event Code 73233256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73233256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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