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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag was detected near San Ramon in California



Earthquake location 37.7811661S, -121.9656677WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.9656677 West, latitude 37.7811661 North, depth = 7.76 km. Event id: nc72544095. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72544095. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.76 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 05:13:59 / October 26, 2015 @ 5:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:13:59 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Salida, Ben Lomond. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 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), 26 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).

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 eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km E of San Ramon, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9656677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7811661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E 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 2015-10-26 05:13:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-26 05:19:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 135 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 nc72544095 Id of event.
Event Code 72544095 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72544095, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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