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Minor earthquake: M3.26 quake has struck near Gonzales in California



Earthquake location 36.6296654S, -121.2361679WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Gonzales in California on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2361679° West, 36.6296654° North, depth 4.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:18 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72924450. Event ids that are associated: nc72924450. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.19 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 01:15:18 / November 15, 2017 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Newman, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 80 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).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 23 km NE of Gonzales, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2361679° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6296654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 01:15:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 01:24:02 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 2 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 164 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06588 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 nc72924450 Id of event.
Event Code 72924450 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72924450, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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