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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag has occurred near Ridgemark in California



Earthquake location 36.6893349S, -121.3203354WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:15 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3203354 West, latitude 36.6893349 North, depth = 3.87 km. Unique identifier: nc72814566. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72814566. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.87 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 07:39:15 / June 12, 2017 @ 7:39 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.3203354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6893349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.87 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 2017-06-12 07:39:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-12 07:44:01 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 134 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07845 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 71 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 nc72814566 Id of event.
Event Code 72814566 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72814566, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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