A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Wednesday. Unique identifier: nc72779376. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72779376. Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 15:25:11 / March 22, 2017 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.21 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:25:11 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.2566681° West, latitude 36.6409988° North, depth = 4.21 km.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Newman, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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