A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Gilroy in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 09:37:46 / January 6, 2020 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73324311. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73324311. The temblor was picked up at 01:37:46 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.92 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.5899963° West, latitude 36.9599991° North, depth = 2.92 km.
Earthquake 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 (37 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodside, North Fair Oaks, Greenfield (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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