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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near Interlaken in California

Earthquake location 36.9350014S, -121.6786652WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Interlaken in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.74 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 16:15:09 / March 16, 2017 @ 4:15 pm. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:09 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6786652 West, latitude 36.9350014 North, depth = 10.74 km. Unique identifier: nc72776526. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72776526.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Greenfield, Redwood City, Patterson (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km ESE of Interlaken, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6786652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9350014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ESE of Interlaken, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-16 16:15:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-16 16:21:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 134 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 nc72776526 Id of event.
Event Code 72776526 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72776526, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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