A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California. The temblor was picked up at 00:34:52 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.9663315° West, latitude 37.7766685° North, depth = 9.17 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.17 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 08:34:52 / December 19, 2015 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72569541. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72569541.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 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), 63 km (39 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Galt, Salida, Petaluma. Nearby 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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