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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag was detected near Aromas in CA

Earthquake location 36.876667S, -121.6190033WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Aromas in CA on Saturday. Event id: nc73200946. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73200946. Exact location of earthquake, -121.6190033° West, 36.876667° North, depth 8.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:29:23 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 13:29:23 / June 22, 2019 @ 1:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.17 km (5 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palo Alto, Stanford, Los Altos Hills (min 5000 pop).

Each 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. 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ESE of Aromas, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6190033° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.876667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Aromas, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-22 13:29:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-22 13:31:27 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 146 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05349 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 32 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 nc73200946 Id of event.
Event Code 73200946 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73200946, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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