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Minor earthquake: M2.96 quake has struck near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.588665S, -121.1846695WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.1846695 West, latitude 36.588665 North, depth = 4.05 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 08:07:12 / November 8, 2020 @ 8:07 am. Event id: nc73479336. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73479336. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:12 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.05 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.1846695° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.588665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NNW 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 2020-11-08 08:07:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-08 08:11:05 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 135 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 nc73479336 Id of event.
Event Code 73479336 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73479336, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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