A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Juan Bautista in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:31 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73510370. Unique identifier: nc73510370. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -121.4783325° West, 36.769165° North, depth 4.5 km. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 08:26:31 / January 13, 2021 @ 8:26 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Foothills, San Jose, Alum Rock (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km SSE of San Juan Bautista, CA.
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