A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgemark in CA. Global time and date of event 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 03:18:25 / December 4, 2020 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:18:25 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.4503326° West, latitude 36.7451668° North, depth = 7.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73492895. Unique identifier: nc73492895. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.37 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Clara, East Foothills, San Jose.
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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