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Minor earthquake, 3.53 mag was detected near Lopez Point in CA

Earthquake location 36.0201683S, -121.5513306WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Lopez Point in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.11 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 21:42:40 / October 14, 2020 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:42:40 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.5513306° West, latitude 36.0201683° North, depth = 6.11 km. Id of earthquake: nc73470856. Event ids that are associated: nc73470856.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Marina (c. 19 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marina, Pacific Grove, Salinas (min 5000 pop).

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 has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km E of Lopez Point, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.53 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5513306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0201683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km 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 21:42:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-14 21:49:36 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 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.67 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 reviewed 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 192 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 80 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1768 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 nc73470856 Id of event.
Event Code 73470856 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73470856, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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