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Minor earthquake 3.69 mag, 24 km SSW of Los Banos, CA

Earthquake location 36.8730011S, -120.9821701WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Los Banos in CA on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 23:55:49 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73298060. Id of event: nc73298060. Global time and date of event 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 07:55:49 / October 28, 2019 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.68 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -120.9821701 West, latitude 36.8730011 North, depth = 3.68 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Turlock (c. 68 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Modesto, Kerman, West Modesto.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km SSW of Los Banos, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.9821701° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8730011° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSW of Los Banos, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-28 07:55:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-28 08:01:02 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 209 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.168 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 nc73298060 Id of event.
Event Code 73298060 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73298060, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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