A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.62 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:23:31 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.62 km, -121.2665024° West, 36.6520004° North. Id of earthquake: nc72995381. Event ids that are associated: nc72995381. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 03:23:31 / April 5, 2018 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Newman, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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