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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag was detected near Tres Pinos in CA

Earthquake location 36.6976662S, -121.341835WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 02:22:20 / September 29, 2020 @ 2:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -121.341835° West, 36.6976662° North, depth 7.35 km. The temblor was reported at 02:22:20 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.35 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73464086. Unique identifier: nc73464086.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Firebaugh, Ben Lomond (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km S of Tres Pinos, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.341835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6976662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km 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 2020-09-29 02:22:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-29 02:25:13 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 171 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 0.06695 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 nc73464086 Id of event.
Event Code 73464086 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73464086, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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