A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA. Exact location of event, depth 6.42 km, -121.5313339° West, 36.8045006° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 20:48:32 / November 11, 2020 @ 8:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73480556. Unique identifier: nc73480556. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.42 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:48:32 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sunnyvale, Milpitas, King City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sunnyvale (c. 140 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Milpitas (c. 66 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 S of San Juan Bautista, CA.
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