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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Greenfield in California

Earthquake location 36.4623337S, -121.0426636WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Greenfield in California. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:44 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72548895. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72548895. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.23 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.0426636° West, 36.4623337° North, depth 7.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/15 / 2015-11-06 00:45:44 / November 6, 2015 @ 12:45 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilroy, Seaside, Castroville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km NE of Greenfield, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0426636° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4623337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NE of Greenfield, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-06 00:45:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-06 00:54:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.4 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 127 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 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05467 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 nc72548895 Id of event.
Event Code 72548895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72548895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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