A minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 05:53:31 / July 18, 2016 @ 5:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3261642 West, latitude 36.6918335 North, depth = 5.26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72662816. Unique identifier: nc72662816. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.26 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:53:31 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 29 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), 86 km (54 miles) from Campbell (c. 39 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patterson, East Foothills, San Jose (min 5000 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-five 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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