A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.58 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72997156. Id of event: nc72997156. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:40 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.154335° West, 36.5644989° North, depth 3.58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 03:52:40 / April 9, 2018 @ 3:52 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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