A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Colma in CA on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 15:41:06 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -122.5205002 West, latitude 37.659832 North, depth = 7.56 km. The 3.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:41:06 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73286930. Id of event: nc73286930. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.56 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Mountain House.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km WSW of Colma, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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