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Minor earthquake: M3.73 quake has struck near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.6358337S, -121.2649994WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73397916. Id of event: nc73397916. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.64 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:19:13 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 19:19:13 / May 28, 2020 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.64 km, -121.2649994° West, 36.6358337° North.

The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Mendota, Newman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.73 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.2649994° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6358337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Pinnacles, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-28 19:19:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-28 19:24:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 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 reviewed 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 215 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73397916 Id of event.
Event Code 73397916 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73397916, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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