A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. Exact location of event, depth 6.01 km, -121.569664° West, 36.8375015° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/16 / 2016-05-05 03:03:17 / May 5, 2016 @ 3:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:17 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.01 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72630965. Unique identifier: nc72630965.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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