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Minor earthquake, 3.77 mag was detected near Gonzales in California



Earthquake location 36.6268349S, -121.2373352WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Gonzales in California on Tuesday. Event id: nc72924455. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72924455. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2373352 West, latitude 36.6268349 North, depth = 5.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 01:23:53 / November 15, 2017 @ 1:23 am. The temblor was detected at 17:23:53 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, Newman (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NE of Gonzales, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.77 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2373352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6268349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NE of Gonzales, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-15 01:23:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 01:39:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.41 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 reviewed 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 227 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 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 nc72924455 Id of event.
Event Code 72924455 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72924455, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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