A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Milpitas in CA. The temblor was detected at 15:36:09 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73464281. Id of event: nc73464281. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 15:36:09 / September 29, 2020 @ 3:36 pm. Exact location of event, depth 4.35 km, -121.8303299° West, 37.493° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.35 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake 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), 15 km (9 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, Corte Madera, Mill Valley (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 10 km NE of Milpitas, CA.
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