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Minor earthquake, 3.56 mag strikes near Gilroy in CA

Earthquake location 37.003334S, -121.4629974WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gilroy in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 04:38:16 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.4629974 West, latitude 37.003334 North, depth = 8.08 km. Id of earthquake: nc72979736. Event ids that are associated: nc72979736. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.08 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 12:38:16 / March 6, 2018 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salida, Atwater, Woodside (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km E of Gilroy, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.4629974° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.003334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km E of Gilroy, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-06 12:38:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 12:44:17 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.22 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 195 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 69 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02794 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 42 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 nc72979736 Id of event.
Event Code 72979736 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72979736, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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