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Minor earthquake: M2.83 quake has struck near San Juan Bautista in CA

Earthquake location 36.7924995S, -121.5220032WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -121.5220032 West, latitude 36.7924995 North, depth = 6.47 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:20 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73481116. Id of event: nc73481116. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.47 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 01:07:20 / November 13, 2020 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cupertino, King City, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cupertino (c. 58 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 6 km SSE of San Juan Bautista, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5220032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7924995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE of San Juan Bautista, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 01:07:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 01:14:28 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 2.7 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 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 123 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 0.02995 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 nc73481116 Id of event.
Event Code 73481116 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73481116, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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