A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Soledad in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2273331 West, latitude 36.6199989 North, depth = 5.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72925940. Unique identifier: nc72925940. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.13 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 04:09:01 / November 17, 2017 @ 4:09 am. The temblor was reported at 20:09:01 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Soquel, Opal Cliffs (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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