Magnitude 5.10 quake offshore Northern California

Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:28:54 UTC

Global view of quake

 

The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 17 three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).

On Friday, August 15th, 2003 at 2:22 AM (PDT) we recorded a quake (preliminary mb 5.10) located offshore Northern California.

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Initial source parameters for the recent event are shown below. The epicentral distance (distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 1120 km (10.07 degrees).

This map shows the mainshock (red star) and any associated aftershocks (orange stars). Anza network stations are blue triangles.

Global mecator event map

Latitude Longitude Origin time (UTC) Origin time (PDT) Depth (km) mb Author
40.9800 -125.6000 08/15/03 (227) 09:22 08/15/03 (227) 02:22 4 5.10* USGS

* The location and magnitude determined for this event are preliminary and are subject to change upon further review of seismic data.

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Of local interest:
We operate a broadband station at Pinon Flat Observatory. At 02:24 (PDT) station PFO recorded the P wave from this event. Here is a view of that event as picked by our analyst. The pink "P" indicates a P wave arrival, the "S" indicates an S wave arrival.

3 component seismometer recordings at PFO

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URL: http://eqinfo.ucsd.edu/special_events/2003/227/a/index.php [Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:28:54 UTC]