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Minor earthquake 2.99 mag, 7 km SSE of Seven Trees, California

Earthquake location 37.2288322S, -121.7958298WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Seven Trees in California. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:21 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.86 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72784771. Id of event: nc72784771. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.7958298 West, latitude 37.2288322 North, depth = 17.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 03:58:21 / April 5, 2017 @ 3:58 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brentwood, Lafayette, Discovery Bay (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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 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: 7 km SSE of Seven Trees, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7958298° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2288322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE of Seven Trees, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-05 03:58:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-05 04:00:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 nc72784771 Id of event.
Event Code 72784771 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72784771, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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