A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kenwood in California. The temblor was picked up at 12:31:04 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 19:31:04 / March 20, 2016 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.5748367 West, latitude 38.3735008 North, depth = 0.66 km. Unique identifier: nc72609930. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72609930. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.66 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was South San Francisco, San Leandro, Rio Vista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSW of Kenwood, California.
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