A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ridgemark in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 22:19:04 / November 14, 2017 @ 10:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.44 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72924355. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72924355. The temblor was reported at 14:19:04 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.2720032° West, 36.6516685° North, depth 4.44 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Santa Cruz, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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