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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag was detected near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.6413345S, -121.265831WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73292945. Unique identifier: nc73292945. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 13:09:13 / October 16, 2019 @ 1:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.265831 West, latitude 36.6413345 North, depth = 11.18 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:09:13 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.18 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Mendota, Newman. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.

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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: 16 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.265831° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6413345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2019-10-16 13:09:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 13:12:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 180 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04968 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 54 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 nc73292945 Id of event.
Event Code 73292945 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73292945, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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