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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near San Leandro in CA

Earthquake location 37.7198334S, -122.125WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Leandro in CA on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 18:43:57 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73454476. Unique identifier: nc73454476. Exact location, longitude -122.125° West, latitude 37.7198334° North, depth = 10.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.11 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 18:43:57 / September 6, 2020 @ 6:43 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Garden Acres, Live Oak (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of San Leandro, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.125° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7198334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of San Leandro, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-06 18:43:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-06 18:47:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 184 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 0.05097 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 29 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 nc73454476 Id of event.
Event Code 73454476 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73454476, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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