A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Gonzales in California on Tuesday. Event id: nc72924455. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72924455. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2373352 West, latitude 36.6268349 North, depth = 5.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 01:23:53 / November 15, 2017 @ 1:23 am. The temblor was detected at 17:23:53 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, Newman (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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