A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Exact location, longitude -121.2854996° West, latitude 36.668499° North, depth = 3.27 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 21:01:15 / July 22, 2016 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.27 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72664991. Unique identifier: nc72664991. The temblor was detected at 14:01:15 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Newman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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