A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alum Rock in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.78 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 10:17:04 / March 19, 2020 @ 10:17 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:04 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73355955. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73355955. Exact location of earthquake, -121.7809982° West, 37.3930016° North, depth 1.78 km.
The epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Martinez, Stockton, Ceres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 5 km NE of Alum Rock, CA.
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