A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The temblor was detected at 07:50:40 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 15:50:40 / December 29, 2017 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72945761. Event ids that are associated: nc72945761. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2874985 West, latitude 36.6595001 North, depth = 6.12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, Newman, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
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. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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