A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3294983 West, latitude 36.6983337 North, depth = 4.22 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72662831. Unique identifier: nc72662831. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.22 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:01:27 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:01:27 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Gatos, Ben Lomond, Firebaugh. Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 70 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.
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