A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Global time and date of event 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 02:41:47 / January 18, 2018 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.18 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.6529999 West, latitude 37.2731667 North, depth = 5.18 km. The temblor was detected at 18:41:47 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72955465. Event ids that are associated: nc72955465.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was South San Francisco, Clayton, Hughson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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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