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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag strikes near Santa Cruz Is. (NW end) in California

Earthquake location 33.9729996S, -119.9056702WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (mg/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Cruz Is. (NW end) in California. The temblor was reported at 00:47:38 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 14.82 km (9 miles). Global time of event 27/05/15 / 2015-05-27 07:47:38 / May 27, 2015 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9056702 West, latitude 33.9729996 North, depth 14.82 km, unique identifier, ci37388136. Ids that are associated to the event, ,ci37388136,.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mira Monte, El Rio, Solvang.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9056702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9729996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Santa Cruz Is. (NW end), California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-27 07:47:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-27 07:59:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 ci37388136 Id of event.
Event Code 37388136 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37388136, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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