A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Livermore in California on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 03:38:41 / March 10, 2016 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 0.04 km, -121.6809998° West, 37.6489983° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72604670. Unique identifier: nc72604670. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.04 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:38:41 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Capitola, Live Oak, Hilmar-Irwin (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 8 km ESE of Livermore, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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