A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Danville in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.13 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.9788361° West, latitude 37.8246651° North, depth = 7.13 km. Id of earthquake: nc72974776. Event ids that are associated: nc72974776. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:59 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 20:21:59 / February 23, 2018 @ 8:21 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 54 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Galt, Ripon, Petaluma (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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