A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Morgan Hill in California on Thursday. Unique identifier: nc72769771. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72769771. Exact location of event, depth 5.85 km, -121.6381683° West, 37.2560005° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 14:27:55 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:27 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.85 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:55 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Delhi, El Granada, Hughson (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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