A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Los Banos in CA. Global time and date of event 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 17:46:53 / March 25, 2020 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.97 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -120.8201675 West, latitude 36.9578323 North, depth = 6.97 km. The temblor was reported at 09:46:53 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73359240. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73359240.
The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Turlock (c. 68 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ceres (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morgan Hill, Waterford, West Modesto. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km SSE of Los Banos, CA.
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