A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Alum Rock in CA on Monday. Id of earthquake: nc73000196. Event ids that are associated: nc73000196. Exact location of event, longitude -121.7764969 West, latitude 37.4329987 North, depth = 8.34 km. The 3.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:26 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.34 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 16:39:26 / April 16, 2018 @ 4:39 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delhi, Larkspur, Corte Madera (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNE of Alum Rock, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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