A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Event id: nc72945111. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72945111. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.39 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 08:54:13 / December 28, 2017 @ 8:54 am. Exact location, longitude -121.2861633° West, latitude 36.659832° North, depth = 7.39 km. The temblor was detected at 00:54:13 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendota, Scotts Valley, Firebaugh. The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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