A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:43:30 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72577866. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72577866. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.5826645° West, latitude 36.848999° North, depth = 5.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 17:43:30 / January 9, 2016 @ 5:43 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 70 km (44 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). 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 Patterson, Los Altos Hills, Los Altos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km W of San Juan Bautista, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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