A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Gilroy in CA on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.54 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73470891. Event ids that are associated: nc73470891. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 23:27:32 / October 14, 2020 @ 11:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.5376663 West, latitude 36.9376678 North, depth = 1.54 km. The temblor was detected at 23:27:32 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Greenfield, Los Altos Hills, Los Altos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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