Posted by Elaine on April 26, 2005 at 14:04:33:
== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
California Integrated Seismic Net
USGS/ Caltech/ CGS/ UCB/ UCSD/ UNR
Version #T: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event.
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
A minor earthquake occurred at 2:46:44 PM (PDT) on Sunday, April 24, 2005.
The magnitude 3.3 event occurred 19 km (12 miles) W of Palos Verdes Point, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 4 km ( 3 miles).
Magnitude 3.3 - local magnitude (ML)
Time Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 2:46:44 PM (PDT)
Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 21:46:44 (UTC)
Distance from Palos Verdes Point, CA - 19 km (12 miles) W (278 degrees)
Palos Verdes Estates, CA - 22 km (13 miles) W (274 degrees)
Manhattan Beach, CA - 23 km (14 miles) WSW (244 degrees)
Torrance, CA - 27 km (17 miles) W (262 degrees)
Los Angeles Civic Center, CA - 45 km (28 miles) SW (231 degrees)
Coordinates 33 deg. 47.9 min. N (33.799N), 118 deg. 37.8 min. W (118.630W)
Depth 4.2 km (2.6 miles)
Location Quality Poor
Location Quality Parameters Nst=095, Nph=095, Dmin=22 km, Rmss=0.34 sec, Erho=0.5 km, Erzz=1 km, Gp=75.6 degrees
Event ID# ci10094257
Additional Information map with fault names
Topo map centered at earthquake (This link takes you offsite).
SCSN First Motion Mechanism 1
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