A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgemark in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72804356. Unique identifier: nc72804356. Exact location of earthquake, -121.3438339° West, 36.7016678° North, depth 4.15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 01:36:16 / May 22, 2017 @ 1:36 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.15 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:36:16 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, Los Gatos, Ben Lomond (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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