A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Saturday. Id of earthquake: nc72992330. Event ids that are associated: nc72992330, us1000dbvr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.43 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 14:33:39 / March 31, 2018 @ 2:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5931702° West, 36.8603325° North, depth 6.43 km. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:33:39 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 60 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), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mountain View (c. 74 100 pop). Close 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 Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Mountain View.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km WNW of San Juan Bautista, CA.
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