A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The temblor was picked up at 23:06:16 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.69 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.69 km, -121.3249969° West, 36.6945° North. Global time and date of event 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:06:16 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72662841. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72662841.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Ridgemark, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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