A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Diablo in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72974586. Id of event: nc72974586. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 13:28:40 / February 23, 2018 @ 1:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -121.979332 West, latitude 37.8293343 North, depth = 7.41 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:40 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elk Grove, Morgan Hill, Ben Lomond. Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km WSW of Diablo, CA.
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