A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California. The temblor was detected at 00:44:07 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.72 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 07:44:07 / October 24, 2015 @ 7:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72542920. Id of event: nc72542920. Exact location of event, depth 8.72 km, -121.9639969° West, 37.7840004° North.
Epicenter of the event 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Ben Lomond, Salida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km ENE of San Ramon, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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