A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Gilroy in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.94 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72789221. Unique identifier: nc72789221. Exact location of event, longitude -121.458168 West, latitude 36.970665 North, depth = 2.94 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:06:40 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 15:06:40 / April 15, 2017 @ 3:06 pm.
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 Los Altos Hills, Greenfield, Los Altos. The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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