A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Seven Trees in California. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:21 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.86 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72784771. Id of event: nc72784771. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.7958298 West, latitude 37.2288322 North, depth = 17.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 03:58:21 / April 5, 2017 @ 3:58 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brentwood, Lafayette, Discovery Bay (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km SSE of Seven Trees, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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