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Minor earthquake 3.78 mag, 27 km NE of Greenfield, California

Earthquake location 36.4728317S, -120.9973297WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Greenfield in California on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72788391. Unique identifier: nc72788391. Exact location of event, longitude -120.9973297 West, latitude 36.4728317 North, depth = 5.09 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.09 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:21:02 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 22:21:02 / April 13, 2017 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huron, Interlaken, Pacific Grove (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 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 ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 27 km NE of Greenfield, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.78 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.9973297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4728317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2017-04-13 22:21:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-13 22:31:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.33 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 reviewed 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 226 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 nc72788391 Id of event.
Event Code 72788391 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72788391, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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