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Minor earthquake: M3.64 quake has struck near Oakland in CA

Earthquake location 37.8078346S, -122.1943359WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Oakland in CA on Monday. Unique identifier: nc73016050. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73016050. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:18:34 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/18 / 2018-05-15 02:18:34 / May 15, 2018 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -122.1943359° West, latitude 37.8078346° North, depth = 9.03 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was August, Santa Rosa, Roseland (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km ENE of Oakland, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.64 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1943359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8078346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Oakland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-15 02:18:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-15 02:24:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 28 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 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 211 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 nc73016050 Id of event.
Event Code 73016050 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73016050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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