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Minor earthquake, 3.87 mag strikes near Interlaken in CA



Earthquake location 36.9371681S, -121.6731644WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Interlaken in CA on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72957816. Id of event: nc72957816. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.6731644 West, latitude 36.9371681 North, depth = 7.32 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.32 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:02:32 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 06:02:32 / January 24, 2018 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dublin, Foster City, Belmont. Epicenter of the event 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), 83 km (52 miles) from Livermore (c. 81 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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: 6 km ESE of Interlaken, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6731644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9371681° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ESE of Interlaken, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-24 06:02:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 06:12:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1070 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.76 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 580 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 nc72957816 Id of event.
Event Code 72957816 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72957816, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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