A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Morgan Hill in CA. Exact location of event, depth 5.23 km, -121.553833° West, 37.1593323° North. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 14:59:41 / December 15, 2020 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:59:41 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73498140. Id of event: nc73498140. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.23 km (3 miles).
The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Half Moon Bay, Soledad, Riverbank (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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