A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ridgemark in CA on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 07:57:11 / July 28, 2018 @ 7:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -121.4134979° West, 36.7779999° North, depth 9.43 km. The temblor was reported at 23:57:11 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73058601. Id of event: nc73058601.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cupertino (c. 58 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cupertino, Patterson, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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