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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near San Juan Bautista in California

Earthquake location 36.8115005S, -121.5425034WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72768266. Id of event: nc72768266. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5425034° West, 36.8115005° North, depth 6.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:49 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 19:55:49 / February 26, 2017 @ 7:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.69 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Milpitas (c. 66 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos Hills, Patterson, Los Altos.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 3 km S of San Juan Bautista, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5425034° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8115005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km S 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 2017-02-26 19:55:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-26 20:01:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.02 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 189 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03609 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 nc72768266 Id of event.
Event Code 72768266 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72768266, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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