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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag has occurred near Ridgemark in California

Earthquake location 36.6921654S, -121.3199997WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Id of earthquake: nc72662796. Event ids that are associated: nc72662796. Exact location of event, depth 3.92 km, -121.3199997° West, 36.6921654° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.92 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 05:26:12 / July 18, 2016 @ 5:26 am. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:12 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ben Lomond, Firebaugh, Newman. The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Ridgemark, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.3199997° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6921654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of Ridgemark, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-18 05:26:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-18 05:39:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 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 172 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72662796 Id of event.
Event Code 72662796 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72662796, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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