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Minor earthquake, 3.36 mag was detected near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.5934982S, -121.1953354WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.57 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73279500. Id of event: nc73279500. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 05:49:34 / September 25, 2019 @ 5:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.1953354 West, latitude 36.5934982 North, depth = 6.57 km. The temblor was detected at 21:49:34 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Soquel, Capitola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.1953354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5934982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km 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 2019-09-25 05:49:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-25 05:51:54 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 174 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02318 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 nc73279500 Id of event.
Event Code 73279500 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73279500, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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