A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/16 / 2016-06-22 18:43:03 / June 22, 2016 @ 6:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.84 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72654316. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72654316. The temblor was detected at 11:43:03 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.2556686° West, latitude 36.635334° North, depth = 8.84 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Santa Cruz, Newman (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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