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Occurred : 11/30/2006 05:00 (Entered as : 11/30/2006 5:00)
Reported: 12/1/2006 4:31:51 PM 16:31
Posted: 12/7/2006
Location: Hollister, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:
ORANGE ROUND GLOBE, Hollister, California - SAME DAY "EARTHQUAKE"

On November 30th, 2006 I previously reported on this website that I witnessed a ORANGE ROUND GLOBE which had a White Line attached to it on the Left Side. The Object was spotted at 5:00 in the morning from our bedroom window (sliding glass door) when I woke-up and noticed the object was 1st Stationary, 2nd began to slowly descend STRAIGHT DOWN. I could not longer see it as our Tall backyard Trees caused me to loose view of the Object. At that moment I noticed the neighbors backyard lights start to FLICKER OFF AND ON. Then I ran down the hall to the Kitchen to see if I could get a view of the object. But it was not in view any longer. However, at that moment I also noticed the other neighbors home from our Kitchen View Window their lights began to FLICKER OFF AND ON. (Then later that same day the town experianced an unusual type of EARTHQUAKE)as noted in the below article in the newspaper. Yes, this area is prone to Earthquakes but this one was UN-USUAL than all the others as indicated clearly im the article you can read. At one time SETI wanted to put their Scientific Instruments near the Pinnacle National Monument area. SETI trys to make other planetary contact with other planets. What is odd is that their was reports of local boys in the Pinnacles area that even reported seeing UFOS in that area. And as for me this is the 4th Object I have witnessed over the years in this same area in the same location more or less. I have even seen them when we lived on an old Ranch in a secluded area. Hollister Free-Lance Newspaper Small Quake Rattles Hollister- Thursday, November 30, 2006 Hollister - Hollister residents received a jolt Wednesday afternoon when a mostly harmless 4.0 earthquake struck the county, followed by two smaller quakes. "Of course, in San Benito County you get so many earthquakes," said Steve Walter, a seismologist with the United States Geological Survey. "But this one was a little unusual." The quake struck at 1:20pm, with its epicenter located near the intersection of Freitas and Mitchell roads, roughly three miles west of Hollister and five miles east of San Juan Bautista. It was ranked as a 4.0 or "light" earthquake on the Richter scale, with a 1.0 being a microquake and a 10 being a quake of awesome force. The quake originated 1.9 miles below the surface of the earth. This was followed by a microquake ranking 2.8 at 1:38pm. A third, even smaller microquake may have occurred afterward but was not confirmed by the USGS by press time. Neither the Hollister Police Department or San Benito County Sheriff's Department received any calls reporting damage. The quake was unusual for two reasons, said. San Benito County quakes most often originate from the San Andreas Fault area, or the Calaveras Fault. This one took place from a point between the two and cannot be confirmed to have originated from either. It was the first 4.0 or greater quake to have occurred in the area between the faults since at least 2000, according to the USGS. Also, most local earthquakes are characterized by horizontal motion, as the earth's plates move past one another. This quake, however, moved in a vertical fashion. "There were elements of horizontal motion, but most of it was vertical, and that's rare (in the area)," said. The quake could have been felt as far north as Pleasanton and as far south as Monterey, said. One quake report on the USGS Web site came from San Diego, but said it was highly unlikely. "Sometimes people hear there was an earthquake and think, 'Oh, that was what I felt,'" he said. "When usually it's just something like a truck going by."