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Minor earthquake, 3.86 mag was detected near Tres Pinos in CA

Earthquake location 36.6653328S, -121.2939987WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Exact location, longitude -121.2939987° West, latitude 36.6653328° North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 15:21:16 / October 29, 2019 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:16 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73298555, at00q056ng, us600064fg. Unique identifier: nc73298555.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Ben Lomond, Mendota. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2939987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6653328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S 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 2019-10-29 15:21:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 15:31:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 27 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.55 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 reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 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 238 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,at,us, 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 0.04872 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 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 mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73298555 Id of event.
Event Code 73298555 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73298555,at00q056ng,us600064fg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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