A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Aromas in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -121.6155014 West, latitude 36.882 North, depth = 6.2 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:52 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/18 / 2018-01-02 19:41:52 / January 2, 2018 @ 7:41 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72947936. Id of event: nc72947936.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 23 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), 70 km (43 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patterson, Palo Alto, Stanford (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of Aromas, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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