A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA on Wednesday. The 3.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:16:31 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.93 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 07:16:31 / January 2, 2020 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -121.5674973° West, latitude 37.1791649° North, depth = 5.93 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73322626, at00q3gxjj. Unique identifier: nc73322626.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alameda, Moraga, Waterford. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km NE of Morgan Hill, CA.
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