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Minor earthquake 3.66 mag, 3 km N of Piedmont, CA

Earthquake location 37.8525009S, -122.2336655WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Piedmont in CA. The temblor was picked up at 04:42:08 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.65 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: nc73133456. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73133456. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 12:42:08 / January 16, 2019 @ 12:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -122.2336655° West, 37.8525009° North, depth 11.65 km.

Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lathrop, Stockton, Sebastopol (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km N of Piedmont, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.66 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.2336655° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8525009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N of Piedmont, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-16 12:42:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-16 12:50:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.82 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 209 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 0.02361 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 nc73133456 Id of event.
Event Code 73133456 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73133456, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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