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Minor earthquake 2.92 mag, 12 km SE of Pinnacles, CA

Earthquake location 36.4691658S, -121.0411682WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:28 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.21 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73038461. Unique identifier: nc73038461. Global time and date of event 01/07/18 / 2018-07-01 05:44:28 / July 1, 2018 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -121.0411682° West, 36.4691658° North, depth 3.21 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 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), 74 km (46 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monterey, Gilroy, Seaside (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 12 km SE of Pinnacles, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.0411682° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4691658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE 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 2018-07-01 05:44:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-01 05:48:08 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 131 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 0.1091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73038461 Id of event.
Event Code 73038461 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73038461, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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