A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 04:15:11 / December 30, 2017 @ 4:15 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72946046. Id of event: nc72946046. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.25 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3636703 West, latitude 36.720665 North, depth = 3.25 km. The temblor was reported at 20:15:11 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Ben Lomond, Newman (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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