A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Soledad in California. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2301636° West, 36.6223335° North, depth 5.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.2 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 01:17:08 / November 17, 2017 @ 1:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:17:08 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72925845. Unique identifier: nc72925845.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Soquel, Opal Cliffs (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 52 km (32 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NNE of Soledad, California.
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