A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Alum Rock in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.82 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.82 km, -121.699501° West, 37.3333321° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:51 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72703906. Event ids that are associated: nc72703906. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 15:26:51 / September 28, 2016 @ 3:26 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco, Hughson, Pittsburg (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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