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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag has occurred near Lopez Point in CA

Earthquake location 35.8483315S, -121.465332WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.465332 West, latitude 35.8483315 North, depth = 0.14 km. The temblor was reported at 14:18:55 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73529321. Event ids that are associated: nc73529321. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.14 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 14:18:55 / February 28, 2021 @ 2:18 pm.

The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morro Bay (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Templeton, Paso Robles.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SSE of Lopez Point, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.465332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8483315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSE of Lopez Point, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 14:18:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 14:22:47 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 135 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2541 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 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 nc73529321 Id of event.
Event Code 73529321 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73529321, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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