A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Soledad in California. Id of earthquake: nc72780751. Event ids that are associated: nc72780751. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 08:07:22 / March 26, 2017 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:07:22 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.1493301 West, latitude 36.5563316 North, depth = 6.94 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gustine, Morgan Hill, Mendota (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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