A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Brentwood in California. Event id: nc72628665. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72628665. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.32 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 18:43:30 / April 29, 2016 @ 6:43 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.8368301° West, latitude 37.9156685° North, depth = 10.32 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:43:30 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escalon, Florin, Vineyard.
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 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km W of Brentwood, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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