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Minor earthquake, 3.59 mag was detected near Boulder Creek in California

Earthquake location 37.2228317S, -122.1464996WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Boulder Creek in California on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -122.1464996° West, 37.2228317° North, depth 11.62 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:18 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 13:04:18 / June 4, 2016 @ 1:04 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72645676. Id of event: nc72645676. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.62 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corte Madera, El Sobrante, Concord.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNW of Boulder Creek, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.59 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1464996° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2228317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Boulder Creek, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-04 13:04:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-04 13:08:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 199 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 nc72645676 Id of event.
Event Code 72645676 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72645676, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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