A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from East Foothills in California on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 04:59:31 / September 15, 2017 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:59:31 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.53 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc72892536. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72892536. Exact location, longitude -121.8151703° West, latitude 37.4090004° North, depth = -0.53 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sausalito, San Pablo, Modesto. Event epicenter was 10 km (7 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km N of East Foothills, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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