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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag was detected near Alum Rock in California

Earthquake location 37.3333321S, -121.699501WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Alum Rock in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.82 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.82 km, -121.699501° West, 37.3333321° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:51 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72703906. Event ids that are associated: nc72703906. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 15:26:51 / September 28, 2016 @ 3:26 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco, Hughson, Pittsburg (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km ESE of Alum Rock, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.699501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3333321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Alum Rock, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-28 15:26:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 15:29:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 157 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 nc72703906 Id of event.
Event Code 72703906 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72703906, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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