A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.95 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72662851. Id of event: nc72662851. Exact location of event, depth 3.95 km, -121.3336639° West, 36.6959991° North. Global time and date of event 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:14:36 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:14:36 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Firebaugh, Ben Lomond. The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.
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