A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Gilroy in California on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 14:58:40 / February 26, 2017 @ 2:58 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:58:40 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.5800018° West, latitude 36.9583321° North, depth = 5.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.24 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72768191. Unique identifier: nc72768191.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Pleasanton (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 32 km (20 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), 82 km (51 miles) from Livermore (c. 81 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km S of Gilroy, California.
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