A minor earthquake magnitude 3.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Aromas in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72782971. Unique identifier: nc72782971. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 10:55:53 / March 31, 2017 @ 10:55 am. The 3.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:53 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.6161652 West, latitude 36.8773346 North, depth = 5.8 km.
Nearby 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 Hilmar-Irwin, Union City, Redwood City. The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Redwood City (c. 76 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 fifty-one 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km ESE of Aromas, California.
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