A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Milpitas in CA. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:29:06 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 20:29:06 / August 17, 2020 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -121.8318329° West, 37.4921684° North, depth 3.66 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73447135. Id of event: nc73447135. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.66 km (2 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event 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), 15 km (9 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamalpais Valley, Modesto, Tamalpais-Homestead Valley.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NE of Milpitas, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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