A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Saturday. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:59:41 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73035021. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73035021. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.63 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2618332° West, 36.7556648° North, depth 9.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 20:59:41 / June 23, 2018 @ 8:59 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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