A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gilroy in California. Exact location of earthquake, -121.4671631° West, 36.9866676° North, depth 5.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:03:56 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/08/15 / 2015-08-20 04:03:56 / August 20, 2015 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.82 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72509416. Id of event: nc72509416.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greenfield, Los Altos Hills, Los Altos. The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km ESE of Gilroy, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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