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Minor earthquake, 3.58 mag has occurred near Diablo in CA

Earthquake location 37.8344994S, -121.979332WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Diablo in CA. Exact location, longitude -121.979332° West, latitude 37.8344994° North, depth = 0.52 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 20:19:24 / February 23, 2018 @ 8:19 pm. Event id: nc72974766. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72974766. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.52 km (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:19:24 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patterson, Rohnert Park, Cotati (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km W of Diablo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.979332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8344994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km W of Diablo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-23 20:19:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-23 20:26:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 37 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.68 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 210 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 nc72974766 Id of event.
Event Code 72974766 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72974766, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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