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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Livermore in California

Earthquake location 37.5533333S, -121.6945038WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Livermore in California on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:57:30 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.6945038° West, latitude 37.5533333° North, depth = 2.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.07 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72917341. Id of event: nc72917341. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 00:57:30 / November 2, 2017 @ 12:57 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilmar-Irwin, Tiburon, Turlock.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SSE of Livermore, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6945038° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5533333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SSE of Livermore, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-02 00:57:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-02 00:59:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 127 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 76 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 nc72917341 Id of event.
Event Code 72917341 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72917341, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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