A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ridgemark in California on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:22:39 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.98 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72924005. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72924005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 11:22:39 / November 14, 2017 @ 11:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2614975° West, 36.6464996° North, depth 3.98 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Newman, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 20 km SSE of Ridgemark, California.
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