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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 2 km E of Lopez Point, CA

Earthquake location 36.0203323S, -121.543663WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. Event id: nc73470861. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73470861. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.543663 West, latitude 36.0203323 North, depth = 6.37 km. Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 21:43:55 / October 14, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:43:55 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.37 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pacific Grove, Salinas, Monterey. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km E of Lopez Point, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.543663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0203323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E 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 2020-10-14 21:43:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-14 21:45:58 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 121 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 230 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 nc73470861 Id of event.
Event Code 73470861 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73470861, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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