A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Gonzales in California on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2361679° West, 36.6296654° North, depth 4.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:18 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72924450. Event ids that are associated: nc72924450. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.19 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 01:15:18 / November 15, 2017 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Newman, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 80 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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