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Minor earthquake: M3.16 quake has struck near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.5793343S, -121.1259995WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1259995° West, 36.5793343° North, depth 9.1 km. The temblor was reported at 07:25:23 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72978276. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72978276. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 15:25:23 / March 2, 2018 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles).

Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morgan Hill, Gustine, San Martin.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNE of Pinnacles, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.1259995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5793343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Pinnacles, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-02 15:25:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-02 15:30:03 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 154 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 69 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 nc72978276 Id of event.
Event Code 72978276 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72978276, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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