A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 00:22:45 / December 28, 2017 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:22:45 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.3101654° West, 36.6833344° North, depth 4.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72945016. Id of event: nc72945016.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, Scotts Valley, Newman. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 12 km S of Tres Pinos, CA.
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