A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Patterson in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 18:50:52 / November 24, 2016 @ 6:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72729080. Unique identifier: nc72729080. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:52 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.08 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.3451691 West, latitude 37.2830009 North, depth = 0.08 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodside, Redwood City, Ashland (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km SW of Patterson, California.
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