A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA. Event id: nc73502035. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73502035. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.43 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.5739975 West, latitude 36.8433342 North, depth = 3.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 00:22:04 / December 24, 2020 @ 12:22 am. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:22:04 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, Mountain View, Newman (min 5000 pop). Earthquake 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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