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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag has occurred near Boulder Creek in CA

Earthquake location 37.1780014S, -122.3441696WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Boulder Creek in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 21:35:29 / April 18, 2019 @ 9:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.92 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73168515. Unique identifier: nc73168515. Exact location of event, longitude -122.3441696 West, latitude 37.1780014 North, depth = 12.92 km. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:35:29 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tiburon, Danville, Berkeley (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km WNW of Boulder Creek, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3441696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1780014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km WNW of Boulder Creek, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-18 21:35:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-18 21:41:09 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 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 53 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 nc73168515 Id of event.
Event Code 73168515 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73168515, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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