A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Unique identifier: nc73016870. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73016870. Global time and date of event 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 21:32:11 / May 16, 2018 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:11 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6421661 West, latitude 37.2560005 North, depth = 4.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.08 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clayton, Saranap, San Bruno. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km N of Morgan Hill, CA.
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