A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.49 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc72758290. Event ids that are associated: nc72758290. The temblor was reported at 21:35:08 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.49 km, -121.3570023° West, 36.762001° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 05:35:08 / January 31, 2017 @ 5:35 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patterson, Saratoga, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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