A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soledad in California. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:08:05 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.17733 West, latitude 36.5768318 North, depth = 7.19 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72675941. Unique identifier: nc72675941. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.19 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 09:08:05 / August 12, 2016 @ 9:08 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Soquel, Capitola. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km NE of Soledad, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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