A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 22:56:54 / May 26, 2018 @ 10:56 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:56:54 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.56 km, -121.2796631° West, 36.6611671° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.56 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73021190. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73021190.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Scotts Valley, Firebaugh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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