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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag strikes near Tres Pinos in CA

Earthquake location 36.6808319S, -121.3113327WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Unique identifier: nc73429346. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73429346. The temblor was reported at 04:57:09 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.65 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.3113327° West, latitude 36.6808319° North, depth = 4.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 04:57:09 / July 22, 2020 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 47 km (29 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 Mendota, Ben Lomond, Firebaugh.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 12 km S of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.3113327° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6808319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km S 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 2020-07-22 04:57:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-22 05:01:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.35 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 184 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04856 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 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 nc73429346 Id of event.
Event Code 73429346 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73429346, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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