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Minor earthquake: M2.93 quake has struck near San Leandro in California



Earthquake location 37.7260017S, -122.1334991WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Leandro in California on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 21:19:34 / April 29, 2016 @ 9:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72628730, us10005cjf. Unique identifier: nc72628730. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.98 km (2 miles). The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:19:34 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.98 km, -122.1334991° West, 37.7260017° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morgan Hill, Stockton, Lathrop. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 1 km E of San Leandro, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1334991° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7260017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of San Leandro, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-29 21:19:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-29 21:41:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 274 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 264 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 69 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01141 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 nc72628730 Id of event.
Event Code 72628730 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72628730,us10005cjf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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