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Minor earthquake 3.13 mag, 32 km ESE of Ridgemark, California

Earthquake location 36.7355003S, -121.0123367WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ridgemark in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72775221. Unique identifier: nc72775221. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 08:33:40 / March 14, 2017 @ 8:33 am. Exact location, longitude -121.0123367° West, latitude 36.7355003° North, depth = 4.77 km. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:40 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles).

Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monterey, Delhi, Chowchilla (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km ESE of Ridgemark, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0123367° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7355003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ESE of Ridgemark, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-14 08:33:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 08:39:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 151 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09051 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 105 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 nc72775221 Id of event.
Event Code 72775221 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72775221, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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