A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Interlaken in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.74 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 16:15:09 / March 16, 2017 @ 4:15 pm. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:09 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6786652 West, latitude 36.9350014 North, depth = 10.74 km. Unique identifier: nc72776526. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72776526.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Greenfield, Redwood City, Patterson (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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