A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 20:59:29 / April 24, 2016 @ 8:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2685013 West, latitude 36.6539993 North, depth = 3.09 km. The temblor was detected at 13:59:29 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72626975. Event ids that are associated: nc72626975. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.09 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Santa Cruz, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SSE of Ridgemark, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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