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Minor earthquake 3.82 mag, 8 km ENE of Alum Rock, CA

Earthquake location 37.3995018S, -121.745163WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Alum Rock in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 06:32:09 / December 27, 2017 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72944701. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72944701, us1000bwli. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.02 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:32:09 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.745163 West, latitude 37.3995018 North, depth = 9.02 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pacific Grove, Tamalpais Valley, Seaside.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Alum Rock, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.745163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3995018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE 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 2017-12-27 06:32:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-27 06:41:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 78 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.37 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 251 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 80 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0326 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72944701 Id of event.
Event Code 72944701 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72944701,us1000bwli, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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