A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gilroy in California. Event id: nc72908386. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72908386. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.6455002° West, 36.9845009° North, depth 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 11:13:53 / October 13, 2017 @ 11:13 am. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:53 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livermore, Pleasanton, Redwood City (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WSW of Gilroy, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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