A minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Alum Rock in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 06:32:09 / December 27, 2017 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72944701. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72944701, us1000bwli. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.02 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:32:09 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.745163 West, latitude 37.3995018 North, depth = 9.02 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pacific Grove, Tamalpais Valley, Seaside.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 8 km ENE of Alum Rock, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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