A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Soledad in California on Thursday. Unique identifier: nc72925895. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72925895. Exact location, longitude -121.2275009° West, latitude 36.6214981° North, depth = 5.64 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 03:27:59 / November 17, 2017 @ 3:27 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:27:59 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.64 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Live Oak, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 52 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby.
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