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Minor earthquake: M3.09 quake has struck near Alum Rock in CA

Earthquake location 37.4276657S, -121.7713318WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Alum Rock in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 11:44:06 / January 7, 2021 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.02 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73507880. Id of event: nc73507880. Exact location of event, depth 9.02 km, -121.7713318° West, 37.4276657° North. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:44:06 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rodeo, Hercules, Escalon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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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: 8 km NE of Alum Rock, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7713318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4276657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NE of Alum Rock, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-07 11:44:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-07 11:48:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 147 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 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 nc73507880 Id of event.
Event Code 73507880 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73507880, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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