A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. Exact location of event, longitude -121.5895004 West, latitude 36.8573341 North, depth = 7.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.03 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72717310. Event ids that are associated: nc72717310. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:55 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 18:14:55 / October 28, 2016 @ 6:14 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View. The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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