A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 09:36:43 / October 27, 2015 @ 9:36 am. Event id: nc72544645. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72544645. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:43 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.9703369° West, 37.8023338° North, depth 9.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Petaluma, Ripon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km NNE of San Ramon, California.
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