A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Milpitas in CA on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 20:27:49 / August 17, 2020 @ 8:27 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.8271637° West, 37.4916649° North, depth 4.2 km. Unique identifier: nc73447140. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73447140. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:49 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kentfield, San Rafael, Castroville (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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