A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pittsburg in California on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 20:24:20 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72578766. Unique identifier: nc72578766. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.9098358 West, latitude 38.1031685 North, depth = 20.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.41 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 04:24:20 / January 12, 2016 @ 4:24 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rio Linda, Palo Alto, Carmichael (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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