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Minor earthquake: M3.48 quake has struck near Morgan Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.2981682S, -121.5283356WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.29 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 11:10:59 / November 2, 2018 @ 11:10 am. The temblor was detected at 03:10:59 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73105146. Event ids that are associated: nc73105146. Exact location of event, depth 40.29 km, -121.5283356° West, 37.2981682° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lafayette, Pacific Grove, Millbrae (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 22 km NNE of Morgan Hill, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5283356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2981682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Morgan Hill, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-02 11:10:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-02 16:28:04 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 1.23 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 187 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 nc73105146 Id of event.
Event Code 73105146 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73105146, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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