A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Aromas in California on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.5948333 West, latitude 36.8638333 North, depth = 6.7 km. Id of earthquake: nc71105989. Event ids that are associated: nc71105989. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 10:56:11 / March 31, 2017 @ 10:56 am. The temblor was reported at 02:56:11 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stanford, Patterson, Los Altos Hills (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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