USA – California – M 2.7 – Weak quake in the San Fransisco Bay area

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Earthquake Report comment :
A weak earthquake measuring M 2.7 reminded the inhabitants of the Bay Area this morning that earthquakes are still a daily treat.
The epicenter  was in the immediate vicinity of Walnut Creek and the weak shaking was felt westwards down to Berkeley.
Most felt reports were II Mercalli.
The hypocenter was at the shallow depth of 11,7 km (7.3 miles).

Most important Earthquake Data:
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 07:31:05 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 11.7 km
Geo-location(s) :
10 km (5 miles) SSE of Concord, California
20 km (10 miles) SW of Antioch, California

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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