A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soledad in California. The temblor was reported at 10:18:24 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 18:18:24 / February 22, 2017 @ 6:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.59 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.1338348 West, latitude 36.5436668 North, depth = 5.59 km. Event id: nc72766646. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72766646.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Martin, Mendota, Pacific Grove. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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