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Minor earthquake: M3.08 quake has struck near San Juan Bautista in CA

Earthquake location 36.8423347S, -121.5764999WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA. Exact location of event, depth 6.15 km, -121.5764999° West, 36.8423347° North. Unique identifier: nc73324681. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73324681. The temblor was detected at 02:28:23 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:28:23 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 3 km W of San Juan Bautista, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5764999° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8423347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of San Juan Bautista, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-07 10:28:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-07 10:31:51 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 146 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 65 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 nc73324681 Id of event.
Event Code 73324681 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73324681, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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