A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Gilroy in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 16:51:10 / July 23, 2019 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -121.588501 West, latitude 36.9598351 North, depth = 3.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.97 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:51:10 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73232796. Id of event: nc73232796.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Menlo Park, Newark, East Palo Alto (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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