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Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 11km NNE of Cambria, CA, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 11km NNE of Cambria, CA, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -7) Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 11km NNE of Cambria, CA, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

12 Aug 11:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
12 Aug 17:50: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.8 to 5.7 km (from 2.4 to 3.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.8 km (0.5 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 12, 2022 11:38:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 12, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.6495°N / 121.01067°W (California, United States)
Antipode35.65°S / 58.989°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) NNE of Cambria (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 6,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Lake Nacimiento (pop: 2,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) W of Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Morro Bay (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 10,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Atascadero (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 29,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Los Osos (San Luis Obispo County) (pop: 14,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) NW of San Luis Obispo (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) NW of Santa Maria (pop: 105,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 13.1°C (56 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.05.7 km11km NNE of Cambria, CAUSGS
2.05.7 kmCentral CaliforniaRaspberryShake
2.06 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIAEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Simmler (SMM/CI network) | Distance from quake: 99 km / 62 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Simmler: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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