A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.16 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.3150024 West, latitude 36.6923332 North, depth = 3.16 km. The temblor was reported at 22:14:04 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/16 / 2016-07-20 05:14:04 / July 20, 2016 @ 5:14 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72663766. Unique identifier: nc72663766.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Newman, Scotts Valley (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 42 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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