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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Tres Pinos in CA

Earthquake location 36.7356682S, -121.2181702WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:36 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.61 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.61 km, -121.2181702° West, 36.7356682° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73397106. Unique identifier: nc73397106. Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 15:56:36 / May 27, 2020 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Mendota, Live Oak.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ESE of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2181702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7356682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE 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 2020-05-27 15:56:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-27 15:58:15 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 123 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1135 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 nc73397106 Id of event.
Event Code 73397106 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73397106, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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