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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag was detected near San Martin in California

Earthquake location 37.1191673S, -121.5241699WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Martin in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 18:40:17 / October 26, 2017 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:40:17 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles). Event id: nc72914336. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72914336. Exact location of event, depth 7.42 km, -121.5241699° West, 37.1191673° North.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ramon, Ashland, Foster City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of San Martin, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5241699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1191673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of San Martin, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-26 18:40:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-26 18:51:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 82 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.73 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 217 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06513 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 nc72914336 Id of event.
Event Code 72914336 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72914336, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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