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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag strikes near Milpitas in CA

Earthquake location 37.481498718262S, -121.80683135986WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Milpitas in CA. Unique identifier: nc75022077. Ids that are associated to the event: nc75022077. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1500000953674 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:26 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/24 / 2024-06-14 05:25:26 / June 14, 2024 @ 5:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -121.80683135986 West, latitude 37.481498718262 North, depth = 5.1500000953674 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Strawberry, Ceres, Gustine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ENE of Milpitas, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.80683135986° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.481498718262° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.1500000953674 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ENE of Milpitas, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-14 05:25:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-14 05:27:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 128 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 nc75022077 Id of event.
Event Code 75022077 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc75022077, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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