A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hollister in California on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.37 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: nc72754980. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72754980. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.4091644 West, latitude 36.821167 North, depth = 5.37 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 11:23:59 / January 22, 2017 @ 11:23 am. The temblor was reported at 03:23:59 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cupertino (c. 58 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cupertino, Santa Clara, Patterson.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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