A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in California on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 7.12 km, -121.9631653° West, 37.7825012° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.12 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 11:09:55 / January 29, 2016 @ 11:09 am. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:55 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72586041. Id of event: nc72586041.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galt, Ben Lomond, Salida.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ENE of San Ramon, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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