A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Id of earthquake: nc72923680. Event ids that are associated: nc72923680. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2555008 West, latitude 36.6430016 North, depth = 3.78 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.78 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 01:43:14 / November 14, 2017 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:43:14 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Live Oak, Soquel (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.
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