A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:33 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 15:21:33 / December 29, 2017 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72945751. Event ids that are associated: nc72945751. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2860031 West, latitude 36.6586685 North, depth = 6.29 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.29 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Newman, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake 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 0, in the last 10 days seven, 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 nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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