A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:00:39 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.3436661 West, latitude 36.7088318 North, depth = 2.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.86 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 14:00:39 / September 28, 2015 @ 2:00 pm. Event id: nc72531841. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72531841.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ben Lomond, Newman, Scotts Valley. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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