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Minor earthquake 2.91 mag, 3 km W of San Juan Bautista, CA

Earthquake location 36.8409996S, -121.5713348WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Wednesday. Unique identifier: nc73167895. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73167895. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5713348° West, 36.8409996° North, depth 4.4 km. The temblor was reported at 04:08:06 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/19 / 2019-04-17 12:08:06 / April 17, 2019 @ 12:08 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, Mountain View, Milpitas (min 5000 pop).

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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km W of San Juan Bautista, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5713348° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8409996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of San Juan Bautista, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-17 12:08:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-17 12:15:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 132 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05887 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 nc73167895 Id of event.
Event Code 73167895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73167895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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