A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Greenfield in California on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 13:56:54 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.59 km, -121.5824966° West, 36.0945015° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 21:56:54 / April 26, 2017 @ 9:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.59 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72794221. Id of event: nc72794221.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castroville, Prunedale, Cambria (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Marina (c. 19 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty 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 quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km SW of Greenfield, California.
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