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Minor earthquake: M2.97 quake strikes near Soledad in California

Earthquake location 36.6183319S, -121.0691681WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Soledad in California. The temblor was reported at 21:57:54 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 11.06 km (7 miles). Global time of event 10/03/15 / 2015-03-10 04:57:54 / March 10, 2015 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -121.0691681 West, latitude 36.6183319 North, depth 11.06 km, unique identifier, nc72408525.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Morgan Hill, Pacific Grove.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0691681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6183319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km NE of Soledad, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-03-10 04:57:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-10 05:11:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 136 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 79 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72408525 Id of event.
Event Code 72408525 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72408525, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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