A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from American Canyon in California. Global time and date of event 02/08/16 / 2016-08-02 00:35:26 / August 2, 2016 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72669140. Id of event: nc72669140. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:35:26 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.2851639 West, latitude 38.1606674 North, depth = 12.55 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Half Moon Bay, Atherton, East Palo Alto (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SW of American Canyon, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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