A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Saturday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:07:31 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 15:07:31 / March 31, 2018 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72992335. Event ids that are associated: nc72992335. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5933304° West, 36.8619995° North, depth 6.23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.23 km (4 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 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), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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 five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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