A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.28 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2774963 West, latitude 36.6785011 North, depth = 6.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 10:00:17 / March 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am. The temblor was detected at 02:00:17 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72977826. Event ids that are associated: nc72977826.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendota, Scotts Valley, Firebaugh. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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