A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Aromas in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.12 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.6031647° West, latitude 36.8689995° North, depth = 5.12 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:39:54 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72976396. Id of event: nc72976396. Global time and date of event 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 14:39:54 / February 26, 2018 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 72 km (44 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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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