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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag was detected near Cayucos in CA

Earthquake location 35.5286674S, -120.8339996WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cayucos in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 00:50:31 / August 13, 2020 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.45 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:50:31 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.8339996 West, latitude 35.5286674 North, depth = 6.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73443710. Unique identifier: nc73443710.

Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Guadalupe, Nipomo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNE of Cayucos, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8339996° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5286674° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNE of Cayucos, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-13 00:50:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-13 00:52:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.111 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 nc73443710 Id of event.
Event Code 73443710 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73443710, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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