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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag strikes near Aromas in CA

Earthquake location 36.8774986S, -121.614502WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Aromas in CA on Friday. Event id: nc73432386. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73432386. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 19:03:38 / July 24, 2020 @ 7:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 6.22 km, -121.614502° West, 36.8774986° North. The temblor was detected at 19:03:38 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.22 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Newman. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 3 km ESE of Aromas, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.614502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8774986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE 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 2020-07-24 19:03:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 19:06:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 125 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06544 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 31 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 nc73432386 Id of event.
Event Code 73432386 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73432386, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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