A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bonny Doon in CA on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.48 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:00:28 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3669968 West, latitude 37.0895004 North, depth = 7.48 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 16:00:28 / August 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73439146. Unique identifier: nc73439146.
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oakland, Salinas, Dublin.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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