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Minor earthquake, 3.82 mag strikes near Lopez Point in CA

Earthquake location 35.841835S, -121.4676666WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.17 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:38 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.4676666° West, 35.841835° North, depth 1.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 08:45:38 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73529196. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1614501940, nc73529196.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Osos, Atascadero, Morro Bay (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 22 km SSE of Lopez Point, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.4676666° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.841835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km 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 08:45:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 08:51:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.734 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 225 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 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 nc73529196 Id of event.
Event Code 73529196 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1614501940,nc73529196, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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