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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Point Sur in CA

Earthquake location 35.6618333S, -125.252WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 310 km WSW of Point Sur, CA (193 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.53 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73372780. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73372780. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 23:33:55 / April 18, 2020 @ 11:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:33:55 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -125.252° West, 35.6618333° North, depth 3.53 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 310 km WSW of Point Sur, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6618333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 310km WSW of Point Sur, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-18 23:33:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-28 18:31:22 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 reviewed 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 168 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.721 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 324 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 nc73372780 Id of event.
Event Code 73372780 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73372780, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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