A minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gilroy in CA on Monday. The temblor was detected at 01:38:13 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 01:38:13 / February 22, 2021 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -121.4814987° West, latitude 37.0453339° North, depth = 6.9 km. Unique identifier: nc73526151. Ids that are associated to the event: ew1613957893, nc73526151.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hayward (c. 144 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lathrop, Belmont, Hayward.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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