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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Pacifica in California



Earthquake location 37.6285019S, -122.4745026WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pacifica in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72730350. Unique identifier: nc72730350. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 15:36:26 / November 28, 2016 @ 3:36 pm. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:26 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.1 km, -122.4745026° West, 37.6285019° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boyes Hot Springs, Brentwood, Napa. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km NE of Pacifica, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.4745026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6285019° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Pacifica, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-28 15:36:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-28 15:44:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 112 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 171 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 nc72730350 Id of event.
Event Code 72730350 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72730350, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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