A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA. Exact location of event, depth 6.15 km, -121.5764999° West, 36.8423347° North. Unique identifier: nc73324681. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73324681. The temblor was detected at 02:28:23 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:28:23 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter 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). Nearby 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 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 has struck near.
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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: 3 km W of San Juan Bautista, CA.
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