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Minor earthquake: M2.94 quake has struck near Seven Trees in CA

Earthquake location 37.2891655S, -121.6654968WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Seven Trees in CA on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72958726. Unique identifier: nc72958726. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 07:22:33 / January 26, 2018 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:22:33 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.36 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.6654968 West, latitude 37.2891655 North, depth = 5.36 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waldon, Hughson, Oakland (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km E of Seven Trees, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6654968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2891655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E of Seven Trees, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-26 07:22:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-26 07:27:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 134 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 nc72958726 Id of event.
Event Code 72958726 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72958726, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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