A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Chualar in California on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 03:51:06 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.4356 West, latitude 36.6121 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:51:06 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d54j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d54j.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Banos, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Chualar, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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