A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Tuesday. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:09:20 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/15 / 2015-07-15 02:09:20 / July 15, 2015 @ 2:09 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.47 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -121.5800018 West, latitude 36.8421669 North, depth = 6.47 km. Unique identifier: nc72485991. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72485991.
Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos, Mountain View, Newman (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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