A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Aromas in CA on Sunday. Id of earthquake: nc73512365. Event ids that are associated: nc73512365. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 04:06:03 / January 17, 2021 @ 4:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, -121.6080017° West, 36.8658333° North, depth 7.1 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:03 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Newman. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SE of Aromas, CA.
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