A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Tuesday. Event id: nc72957626. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72957626. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:55 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.13 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 21:00:55 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.026001° West, latitude 36.4763336° North, depth = 7.13 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Interlaken, Pacific Grove, Watsonville (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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