A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The temblor was reported at 23:03:51 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.79 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.3249969° West, 36.6943321° North, depth 3.79 km. Event id: nc72662836. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72662836. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:03:51 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:03 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Event 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).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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