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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near San Juan Bautista in California



Earthquake location 36.8043327S, -121.5208359WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 16:19:05 / February 8, 2017 @ 4:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.48 km (2 miles). Event id: nc72761971. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72761971. Exact location of event, longitude -121.5208359 West, latitude 36.8043327 North, depth = 3.48 km. The temblor was reported at 08:19:05 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was King City, Cupertino, Santa Clara. The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Cupertino (c. 58 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSE of San Juan Bautista, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5208359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8043327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSE of San Juan Bautista, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-08 16:19:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-08 16:22:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 122 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 nc72761971 Id of event.
Event Code 72761971 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72761971, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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