A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.52 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 15:14:04 / October 14, 2015 @ 3:14 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.9629974° West, latitude 37.7871666° North, depth = 8.52 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:04 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72536780. Event ids that are associated: nc72536780.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ben Lomond, Morgan Hill, Galt. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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