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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 28 km E of Alum Rock, CA

Earthquake location 37.3913345S, -121.5106659WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Alum Rock in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 23:34:48 / February 18, 2019 @ 11:34 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.5106659° West, latitude 37.3913345° North, depth = 6.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.81 km (4 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:34:48 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73143371. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73143371.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lafayette, Alameda, Waldon. Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 28 km E of Alum Rock, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.5106659° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3913345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km E 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 2019-02-18 23:34:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-18 23:41:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04685 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 nc73143371 Id of event.
Event Code 73143371 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73143371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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