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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near San Ardo in CA

Earthquake location 36.1863327S, -120.7638321WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1596079382, nc73435571. Id of event: nc73435571. The temblor was detected at 03:23:01 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -120.7638321° West, latitude 36.1863327° North, depth = 9.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.51 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 03:23:01 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Lemoore, Kerman (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 22 km NE of San Ardo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.7638321° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1863327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NE 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 2020-07-30 03:23:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 03:27:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 259 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 ,ew,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 79 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08345 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 nc73435571 Id of event.
Event Code 73435571 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1596079382,nc73435571, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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