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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag was detected near Castro Valley in CA

Earthquake location 37.706665S, -122.1096649WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Castro Valley in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.51 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 18:52:57 / July 15, 2018 @ 6:52 pm. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:52:57 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73046656. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73046656. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1096649 West, latitude 37.706665 North, depth = 5.51 km.

Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stockton, Morgan Hill, Boyes Hot Springs (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km NW of Castro Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1096649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.706665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Castro Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-15 18:52:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-15 18:57:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 144 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01906 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 nc73046656 Id of event.
Event Code 73046656 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73046656, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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