A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Livermore in California on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:57:30 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.6945038° West, latitude 37.5533333° North, depth = 2.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.07 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72917341. Id of event: nc72917341. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 00:57:30 / November 2, 2017 @ 12:57 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilmar-Irwin, Tiburon, Turlock.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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