A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 21:48:15 / July 19, 2016 @ 9:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -121.3198318 West, latitude 36.6901665 North, depth = 5.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.51 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: nc72663526. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72663526. The temblor was picked up at 14:48:15 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel it?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Ridgemark, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.