A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:15:18 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/17 / 2017-12-02 07:15:18 / December 2, 2017 @ 7:15 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72933545. Id of event: nc72933545. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.33 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.33 km, -121.3011703° West, 36.6766663° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, Scotts Valley, Newman (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km S of Tres Pinos, CA.
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