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Minor earthquake: M3.76 quake has struck near Greenfield in California

Earthquake location 36.472332S, -121.0488358WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Greenfield in California on Thursday. Id of earthquake: nc72911526. Event ids that are associated: nc72911526. Global time and date of event 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 11:45:32 / October 19, 2017 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The 3.76-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:32 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.46 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.0488358° West, latitude 36.472332° North, depth = 8.46 km.

Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Martin, Interlaken, Watsonville (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km NE of Greenfield, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.76 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0488358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.472332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km 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 2017-10-19 11:45:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-19 12:00:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 41 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.13 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 231 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05325 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 nc72911526 Id of event.
Event Code 72911526 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72911526, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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