Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.4 mi northwest of Roseville, Placer County, California, USA, Oct 11, 2021 10:29 am (GMT -7) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.4 mi northwest of Roseville, Placer County, California, USA, Oct 11, 2021 10:29 am (GMT -7)
11 Oct 17:35 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 11, 2021 17:29:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 11, 2021 10:29 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.76934°N / 121.30245°W (Placer, California, United States)
Antipode: 38.769°S / 58.698°E
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Roseville (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Rocklin (pop: 61,200) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Citrus Heights (pop: 87,100) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Antelope (pop: 45,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNE of North Highlands (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) S of Lincoln (pop: 46,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Folsom (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Arden-Arcade (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Elk Grove (pop: 166,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Haze 16.7°C (62 F), humidity: 29%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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sacramento / not felt : I felt nothing, so the earthquake must have been very small like a 1.9 or something  
Merced / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Roseville (0 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : I was working and my whole desk and computer screen were shaking back and forth  
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