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Minor earthquake, 3.53 mag has occurred near San Ramon in California

Earthquake location 37.7941666S, -121.9658356WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 23:21:11 / October 19, 2015 @ 11:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.24 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.9658356° West, latitude 37.7941666° North, depth = 7.24 km. Id of earthquake: nc72540760. Event ids that are associated: nc72540760. The temblor was detected at 16:21:11 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Patterson, Winters (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km NE of San Ramon, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.53 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9658356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7941666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of San Ramon, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-19 23:21:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-19 23:25:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 27 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.87 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 201 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06796 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 56 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 nc72540760 Id of event.
Event Code 72540760 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72540760, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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