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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag has occurred near East Foothills in California

Earthquake location 37.4038315S, -121.8143311WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from East Foothills in California on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 01:17:47 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:17 am. Id of earthquake: nc72892486. Event ids that are associated: nc72892486. Exact location of event, longitude -121.8143311 West, latitude 37.4038315 North, depth = -0.52 km. The temblor was detected at 17:17:47 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.52 km (-0 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Strawberry, Salinas, Keyes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km N of East Foothills, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.8143311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4038315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km 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 2017-09-15 01:17:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 01:22:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 181 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 77 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0476 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 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 nc72892486 Id of event.
Event Code 72892486 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72892486, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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