A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Prunedale in CA. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:46:47 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.5876667 West, latitude 36.7521667 North, depth = 2.71 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 16:46:47 / May 4, 2020 @ 4:46 pm. Unique identifier: nc73380150. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73380150. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.71 km (2 miles).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cupertino (c. 58 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, Cupertino, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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