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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag was detected near Ridgemark in California

Earthquake location 36.6923332S, -121.3150024WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.16 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.3150024 West, latitude 36.6923332 North, depth = 3.16 km. The temblor was reported at 22:14:04 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/16 / 2016-07-20 05:14:04 / July 20, 2016 @ 5:14 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72663766. Unique identifier: nc72663766.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Newman, Scotts Valley (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.3150024° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6923332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2016-07-20 05:14:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-20 05:22:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 143 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04231 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 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 nc72663766 Id of event.
Event Code 72663766 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72663766, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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