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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag was detected near Morgan Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.2560005S, -121.6421661WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Unique identifier: nc73016870. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73016870. Global time and date of event 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 21:32:11 / May 16, 2018 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:11 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6421661 West, latitude 37.2560005 North, depth = 4.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.08 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clayton, Saranap, San Bruno. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km N of Morgan Hill, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6421661° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2560005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km N of Morgan Hill, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-16 21:32:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-16 21:42:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 74 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 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 182 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02488 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 49 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 nc73016870 Id of event.
Event Code 73016870 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73016870, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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