Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Earthquake - 3.0 M - Parkfield, Coalinga, CA


A minor earthquake occurred at 6:05:28 AM (PDT) on Wednesday, September 30, 2009.
The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 23 km (14 miles) NW of Parkfield, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 10 km ( 6 miles).

Magnitude 3.0 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 6:05:28 AM (PDT)
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 13:05:28 (UTC)
Distance from Parkfield, CA - 23 km (14 miles) NW (315 degrees)
Coalinga, CA - 25 km (16 miles) WSW (246 degrees)
San Ardo, CA - 26 km (16 miles) E (83 degrees)
Bradley, CA - 27 km (17 miles) NE (39 degrees)
San Jose City Hall, CA - 183 km (114 miles) SE (141 degrees)
Coordinates 36 deg. 2.9 min. N (36.048N), 120 deg. 36.9 min. W (120.615W)
Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)
Location Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 55, Nph= 55, Dmin=3 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Erho=0.2 km, Erzz=0.4 km, Gp=86.4 degrees
Event ID# nc71289516
Additional Information 2-degree map
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