A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California. Global time and date of event 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 09:06:55 / October 27, 2015 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.02 km (6 miles). Event id: nc72544620. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72544620. Exact location of event, longitude -121.9673309 West, latitude 37.8003349 North, depth = 9.02 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:55 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Petaluma, Ripon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). 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), 27 km (17 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NNE of San Ramon, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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