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Minor earthquake: M3.09 quake has struck near Morgan Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.257499694824S, -121.63749694824WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Exact location of event, depth 3.9700000286102 km, -121.63749694824° West, 37.257499694824° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:29:21 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc75022872. Event ids that are associated: nc75022872. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.9700000286102 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/24 / 2024-06-16 06:29:21 / June 16, 2024 @ 6:29 am.

Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clayton, San Bruno, Saranap (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NNE of Morgan Hill, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.63749694824° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.257499694824° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.9700000286102 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km 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 2024-06-16 06:29:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-16 06:34:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 150 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 82 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 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 nc75022872 Id of event.
Event Code 75022872 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc75022872, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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