A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. Exact location, longitude -121.5893326° West, latitude 36.8501663° North, depth = 5.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.31 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: nc72577871. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72577871. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 17:46:51 / January 9, 2016 @ 5:46 pm. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:51 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 W of San Juan Bautista, California.
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