A minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 23:21:11 / October 19, 2015 @ 11:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.24 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.9658356° West, latitude 37.7941666° North, depth = 7.24 km. Id of earthquake: nc72540760. Event ids that are associated: nc72540760. The temblor was detected at 16:21:11 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Patterson, Winters (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 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), 17 km (11 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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