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Minor earthquake: M3.38 quake has struck near Pleasant Hill in CA

Earthquake location 37.9476662S, -122.0599976WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Pleasant Hill in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.76 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:58 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -122.0599976° West, latitude 37.9476662° North, depth = 14.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73292585. Id of event: nc73292585. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 02:11:58 / October 16, 2019 @ 2:11 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Parkway, Santa Rosa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km ESE of Pleasant Hill, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0599976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9476662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km ESE of Pleasant Hill, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-16 02:11:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 02:14:40 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 176 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07857 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 nc73292585 Id of event.
Event Code 73292585 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73292585, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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