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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag has occurred near Diablo in CA

Earthquake location 37.828167S, -121.9769974WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Diablo in CA on Sunday. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:34:35 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73008316. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73008316. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/18 / 2018-04-29 17:34:35 / April 29, 2018 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.13 km, -121.9769974° West, 37.828167° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.13 km (5 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winters, Galt, Ripon.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km WSW of Diablo, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9769974° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.828167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km WSW of Diablo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-29 17:34:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-29 17:39:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 136 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06911 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 nc73008316 Id of event.
Event Code 73008316 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73008316, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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