A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gilroy in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72635710. Id of event: nc72635710. Exact location of event, depth 8.09 km, -121.4878311° West, 37.0326653° North. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:18 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.09 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 19:39:18 / May 14, 2016 @ 7:39 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tracy, Atherton, Union City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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