Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 mi southwest of Greenfield, California, USA, on 14 Oct 2:42 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 mi southwest of Greenfield, California, USA, on 14 Oct 2:42 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Oct 21:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
14 Oct 21:57: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 10.0 km (from 3.7 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Oct 14, 2020 21:42:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 14 Oct 2:42 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.01°N / 121.57°W (North Pacific Ocean, United States)
Antipode: 36.01°S / 58.43°E
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SE of Big Sur (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Greenfield (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Soledad (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Seaside (Monterey County) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Monterrey (Monterey County) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) S of Salinas (pop: 157,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Marina (pop: 21,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Hollister (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from N
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.210 kmOffshore Central California, USAEMSC
3.58.7 km1km E of Lopez Point, CA, USAUSGS

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Along hwy 1. Just North of Lucia. Not sure exactly / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My husband and I were sitting along the side of the road on highway 1. Enjoying the crashing waves and scenery below. We were having an anniversary picnic sitting on a blanket along the side of the road when the ground swayed and rumbled underneath our bo | 4 users found this interesting.  
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