A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported Central California kilometers (0 miles) from Central California on Friday. Event id: nc72795356. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72795356. The temblor was picked up at 22:34:45 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.1835022 West, latitude 36.5873337 North, depth = 2.67 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 22:34:45 / April 28, 2017 @ 10:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.67 km (2 miles).
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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