A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Piedmont in California on Tuesday. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:22 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.1965027° West, 37.8074989° North, depth 4.75 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 07:50:22 / September 13, 2016 @ 7:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.75 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc72694726. Event ids that are associated: nc72694726.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa, Roseland, Winters (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of Piedmont, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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