A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California. Id of earthquake: nc72875470. Event ids that are associated: nc72875470. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 19:42:18 / August 23, 2017 @ 7:42 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.5535° West, latitude 36.8246667° North, depth = 5.7 km. The temblor was detected at 11:42:18 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was King City, Mountain View, Sunnyvale. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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