A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72936416. Unique identifier: nc72936416. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2248306° West, 36.6178322° North, depth 5.45 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 17:00:29 / December 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.45 km (3 miles). The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:00:29 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Live Oak, Soquel (min 5000 pop). 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), 69 km (43 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.
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