A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California. Exact location of event, depth 7.86 km, -121.9636688° West, 37.783165° North. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:48:24 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: nc72542520. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72542520. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 13:48:24 / October 23, 2015 @ 1:48 pm.
Event epicenter 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), 26 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Ben Lomond, Salida (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km ENE of San Ramon, California.
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