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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Tres Pinos in CA

Earthquake location 36.8896675S, -121.2438354WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 14:56:27 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.58 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 22:56:27 / September 29, 2019 @ 10:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2438354° West, 36.8896675° North, depth 5.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73283660. Id of event: nc73283660.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Turlock (c. 68 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campbell, San Jose, King City (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNE of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2438354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8896675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of Tres Pinos, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-29 22:56:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-29 23:01:02 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 121 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 68 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.118 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 nc73283660 Id of event.
Event Code 73283660 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73283660, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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