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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag has occurred near Pinnacles in CA

Earthquake location 36.4640007S, -121.0026703WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -121.0026703 West, latitude 36.4640007 North, depth = 8.84 km. Global time and date of event 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 04:50:46 / June 23, 2018 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73034736. Id of event: nc73034736. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.84 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:46 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gilroy, Seaside, Marina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km ESE of Pinnacles, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0026703° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4640007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Pinnacles, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-23 04:50:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-23 04:57:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 156 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 53 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04141 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 109 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 nc73034736 Id of event.
Event Code 73034736 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73034736, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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