A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 08:54:39 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72895796. Unique identifier: nc72895796. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.23 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 16:54:39 / September 20, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.5530014° West, latitude 36.8266678° North, depth = 4.23 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, King City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter 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 (48 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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