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Minor earthquake, 3.34 mag was detected near Patterson in California

Earthquake location 37.2830009S, -121.3451691WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Patterson in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 18:50:52 / November 24, 2016 @ 6:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72729080. Unique identifier: nc72729080. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:52 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.08 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.3451691 West, latitude 37.2830009 North, depth = 0.08 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodside, Redwood City, Ashland (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 28 km SW of Patterson, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.3451691° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2830009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SW of Patterson, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-24 18:50:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 23:11:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 reviewed 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 172 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.241 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 nc72729080 Id of event.
Event Code 72729080 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72729080, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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