A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Soledad in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.91 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1405029° West, 36.5914993° North, depth 7.91 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72825191. Id of event: nc72825191. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 03:17:32 / July 2, 2017 @ 3:17 am. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:17:32 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morgan Hill, Gustine, Mendota.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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