A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Id of earthquake: nc72989766. Event ids that are associated: nc72989766. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:51:49 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 00:51:49 / March 25, 2018 @ 12:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -120.9889984 West, latitude 36.4160004 North, depth = 6.7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Prunedale (c. 17 600 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 Prunedale, Los Banos, Firebaugh.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SE of Pinnacles, CA.
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