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Minor earthquake, 3.26 mag has occurred near East Foothills in California

Earthquake location 37.4083328S, -121.8161697WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from East Foothills in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 17:32:17 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:32:17 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72892241. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72892241. Exact location of event, longitude -121.8161697 West, latitude 37.4083328 North, depth = -0.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.51 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, Strawberry, Keyes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 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: 3 km N of East Foothills, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.8161697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4083328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N 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 2017-09-14 17:32:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 17:41:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 113 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 204 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 65 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 nc72892241 Id of event.
Event Code 72892241 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72892241, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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