A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Gonzales in California on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 05:21:56 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:21 am. Id of earthquake: us6000d554. Event ids that are associated: us6000d554. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.04 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.04 km, -121.4427° West, 36.5152° North. The temblor was reported at 05:21:56 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Banos, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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