A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hollister in California on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:52:51 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 08:52:51 / March 21, 2017 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.65 km, -121.338501° West, 36.8781662° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72778946. Unique identifier: nc72778946. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.65 km (4 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Milpitas (c. 66 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Milpitas, Delhi, Cupertino. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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