A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72768266. Id of event: nc72768266. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5425034° West, 36.8115005° North, depth 6.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:49 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 19:55:49 / February 26, 2017 @ 7:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.69 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Milpitas (c. 66 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos Hills, Patterson, Los Altos.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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