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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near San Simeon in CA

Earthquake location 35.7545013S, -121.4250031WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Simeon in CA on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -121.4250031° West, latitude 35.7545013° North, depth = 2.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73300510. Unique identifier: nc73300510. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:02:47 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 01:02:47 / November 4, 2019 @ 1:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.88 km (2 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soledad, Atascadero, Los Osos (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 25 km WNW of San Simeon, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.4250031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7545013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km WNW of San Simeon, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-04 01:02:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-04 01:08:02 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 158 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 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 nc73300510 Id of event.
Event Code 73300510 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73300510, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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