A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:15 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3203354 West, latitude 36.6893349 North, depth = 3.87 km. Unique identifier: nc72814566. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72814566. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.87 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 07:39:15 / June 12, 2017 @ 7:39 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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