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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near East Foothills in California



Earthquake location 37.4521675S, -121.7746658WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from East Foothills in California. The temblor was detected at 17:27:41 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.7746658 West, latitude 37.4521675 North, depth = 5.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 00:27:41 / May 26, 2016 @ 12:27 am. Event id: nc72641981. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72641981.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sausalito, Pinole, Tara Hills. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 8 km NNE of East Foothills, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7746658° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4521675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of East Foothills, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-26 00:27:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-26 00:37:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 123 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 nc72641981 Id of event.
Event Code 72641981 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72641981, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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