M4.0 Quake Strikes near Fremont, California
Posted by feww on July 21, 2015
Earthquake rattles Fremont, California
Centered at 37.581°N, 121.977°W, some 3km NNE of Fremont, the quake struck at a depth of 8.1 km, reported USGS/EHP.
The event was followed by two aftershocks measuring 2.7 and 2,6Mw.
Fremont is the 4th largest city [pop: 235,000] in the San Francisco Bay area.
Location: 37.581°N, 121.977°W; depth=8.1 km (5.0 mi)
Date/Time: 2015-07-21 at 09:41:14 (UTC)
- 3km (2mi) NNE of Fremont, California
- 4km (2mi) ESE of Union City, California
- 7km (4mi) NE of Newark, California
- 12km (7mi) SW of Pleasanton, California
- 118km (73mi) SSW of Sacramento, California
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EQ Details ( Japan weather agency)
Location: 7.8N, 141.7E; depth=60 km (Offshore Fukushima prefecture)
Time/Date: 09:17 UTC July 21, 2015