A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tamalpais-Homestead Valley in California on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 13:36:58 / August 22, 2017 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:58 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.91 km, -122.6031647° West, 37.7929993° North. Id of earthquake: nc72874215. Event ids that are associated: nc72874215. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.91 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jose, Saint Helena, Saratoga (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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