A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Gilroy in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72864296. Id of event: nc72864296. Exact location, longitude -121.4756699° West, latitude 37.0180016° North, depth = 6.95 km. The temblor was detected at 09:29:14 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 17:29:14 / August 8, 2017 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.95 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was East Palo Alto, Bret Harte, West Modesto.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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