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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Aromas in CA

Earthquake location 36.8918343S, -121.6233368WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Aromas in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73365005, us70008q9i. Unique identifier: nc73365005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 23:17:23 / April 6, 2020 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.6233368° West, latitude 36.8918343° North, depth = 5.04 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:17:23 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.04 km (3 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palo Alto, Stanford, Greenfield (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km ENE of Aromas, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6233368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8918343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE of Aromas, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-06 23:17:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-06 23:22:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 124 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04974 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 nc73365005 Id of event.
Event Code 73365005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73365005,us70008q9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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