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Minor earthquake: M2.84 quake has struck near Lopez Point in CA

Earthquake location 36.0416679S, -121.534668WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. Exact location of event, depth -0.35 km, -121.534668° West, 36.0416679° North. Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 21:40:06 / October 14, 2020 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:40:06 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.35 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73470851. Unique identifier: nc73470851.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marina, Pacific Grove, Salinas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Marina (c. 19 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km NE of Lopez Point, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.534668° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0416679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NE 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 21:40:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-14 21:42:52 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 124 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1645 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 nc73470851 Id of event.
Event Code 73470851 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73470851, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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