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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Concord in California

Earthquake location 37.9868317S, -122.0508347WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Concord in California. Id of earthquake: nc72591265. Event ids that are associated: nc72591265. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:24 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.0508347 West, latitude 37.9868317 North, depth = 16.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 00:17:24 / February 15, 2016 @ 12:17 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rosa, Parkway, Manteca. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. 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: 1 km WNW of Concord, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0508347° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9868317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Concord, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-15 00:17:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 00:32:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 125 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 0.04856 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 nc72591265 Id of event.
Event Code 72591265 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72591265, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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