A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Martin in CA on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 16:00:07 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.5295029° West, latitude 37.1253319° North, depth = 7.63 km. Id of earthquake: nc73042391. Event ids that are associated: nc73042391. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 00:00:07 / July 10, 2018 @ 12:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro Valley, Soledad, Cherryland.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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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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. 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: 8 km ENE of San Martin, CA.
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