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Minor earthquake, 3.62 mag strikes near Morgan Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.1593323S, -121.553833WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Exact location of event, depth 5.23 km, -121.553833° West, 37.1593323° North. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 14:59:41 / December 15, 2020 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:59:41 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73498140. Id of event: nc73498140. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.23 km (3 miles).

The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Half Moon Bay, Soledad, Riverbank (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 10 km ENE of Morgan Hill, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.553833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1593323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE of Morgan Hill, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-15 14:59:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-15 15:01:45 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 202 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05816 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 43 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 nc73498140 Id of event.
Event Code 73498140 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73498140, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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