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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Temelec in CA

Earthquake location 38.2731667S, -122.5716629WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Temelec in CA on Sunday. Unique identifier: nc72943886. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72943886. The temblor was detected at 08:37:49 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.05 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/17 / 2017-12-24 16:37:49 / December 24, 2017 @ 4:37 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -122.5716629 West, latitude 38.2731667 North, depth = 1.05 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackhawk, Millbrae, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km W of Temelec, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5716629° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2731667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W of Temelec, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-24 16:37:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-24 16:42:03 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 125 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0203 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 57 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 nc72943886 Id of event.
Event Code 72943886 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72943886, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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