A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 11:04:28 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72612035. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72612035. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 18:04:28 / March 24, 2016 @ 6:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.76 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.5328369 West, latitude 36.8105011 North, depth = 5.76 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Milpitas (c. 66 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sunnyvale, Milpitas, King City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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