A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Milpitas in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73465746. Id of event: nc73465746. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.41 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.41 km, -121.8256683° West, 37.4943352° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 15:39:59 / October 2, 2020 @ 3:39 pm. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:59 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter).
The 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 (43 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corte Madera, Mill Valley, Gustine. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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