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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag was detected near Los Banos in CA

Earthquake location 36.9578323S, -120.8201675WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Los Banos in CA. Global time and date of event 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 17:46:53 / March 25, 2020 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.97 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -120.8201675 West, latitude 36.9578323 North, depth = 6.97 km. The temblor was reported at 09:46:53 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73359240. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73359240.

The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Turlock (c. 68 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ceres (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morgan Hill, Waterford, West Modesto. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 12 km SSE of Los Banos, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.8201675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9578323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE 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 2020-03-25 17:46:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-25 17:50:52 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 130 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09367 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 155 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 nc73359240 Id of event.
Event Code 73359240 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73359240, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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