A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from East Foothills in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.04 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:14:09 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.765831 West, latitude 37.4173317 North, depth = 7.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72784361. Id of event: nc72784361. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 12:14:09 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Richmond, Garden Acres, Keyes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of East Foothills, California.
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