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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Morgan Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.2589989S, -121.5106659WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 23:32:07 / October 13, 2019 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73291290. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73291290. The temblor was picked up at 15:32:07 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.5106659 West, latitude 37.2589989 North, depth = 7.8 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Leandro, Brentwood, Danville. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 19 km NE of Morgan Hill, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5106659° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2589989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NE of Morgan Hill, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-13 23:32:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-13 23:36:03 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 127 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 79 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09137 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 nc73291290 Id of event.
Event Code 73291290 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73291290, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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