A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Soledad in California on Monday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:44:37 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 18:44:37 / November 20, 2017 @ 6:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.47 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72928110. Event ids that are associated: nc72928110. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.222168 West, latitude 36.6170006 North, depth = 4.47 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Live Oak, Soquel, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NNE of Soledad, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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