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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.5783348S, -121.1756668WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1756668° West, 36.5783348° North, depth 5.6 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:55 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73096731. Event ids that are associated: nc73096731. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 11:23:55 / October 13, 2018 @ 11:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, Morgan Hill, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.1756668° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5783348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW 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 2018-10-13 11:23:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-13 11:28:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 124 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 0.007222 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73096731 Id of event.
Event Code 73096731 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73096731, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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