A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Aromas in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.28 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6115036 West, latitude 36.8741684 North, depth = 6.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 22:48:46 / March 31, 2017 @ 10:48 pm. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:48:46 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72783156. Unique identifier: nc72783156.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palo Alto, Stanford, Los Altos Hills. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of Aromas, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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