A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in California on Saturday. Id of earthquake: nc72905891. Event ids that are associated: nc72905891. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 01:40:15 / October 8, 2017 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:40:15 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.5768356° West, latitude 36.8470001° North, depth = 5.61 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.61 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 75 km (47 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 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km W of San Juan Bautista, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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