A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -121.5753326° West, latitude 36.8421669° North, depth = 5.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:24:35 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.71 km (4 miles). Event id: nc73324671. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73324671. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:24:35 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:24 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, Mountain View, Newman. Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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