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Minor earthquake, 3.49 mag was detected near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.600666S, -121.2133331WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 05:45:09 / April 22, 2019 @ 5:45 am. Exact location, longitude -121.2133331° West, latitude 36.600666° North, depth = 8.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.23 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73170140. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73170140. The temblor was reported at 21:45:09 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Newman, Live Oak (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2133331° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.600666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NW 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 2019-04-22 05:45:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-22 05:51:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.02 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 189 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03922 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 nc73170140 Id of event.
Event Code 73170140 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73170140, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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