A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1259995° West, 36.5793343° North, depth 9.1 km. The temblor was reported at 07:25:23 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72978276. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72978276. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 15:25:23 / March 2, 2018 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morgan Hill, Gustine, San Martin.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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