A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 08:06:07 / June 14, 2017 @ 8:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.91 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.3171692° West, latitude 36.6870003° North, depth = 3.91 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72815676. Unique identifier: nc72815676. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:06:07 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter).
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), 58 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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