A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:50 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.51 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 11:39:50 / December 28, 2017 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.51 km, -121.2856674° West, 36.6590004° North. Event id: nc72945181. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72945181.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Newman. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event 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 four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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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