A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Piedmont in California on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/15 / 2015-08-17 13:49:17 / August 17, 2015 @ 1:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:17 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72507396. Event ids that are associated: nc72507396, us100032v0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.82 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.2321667 West, latitude 37.8365 North, depth = 4.82 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lodi, Davis, Scotts Valley (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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