A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3608333 West, latitude 36.6838333 North, depth = 4.01 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.01 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:15:10 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:15:10 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:15 am. Id of earthquake: nc72662856. Event ids that are associated: nc72662856.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ben Lomond, Newman, Gustine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 43 km (27 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 that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 14 km S of Ridgemark, California.
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