A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 19:16:31 / September 13, 2018 @ 7:16 pm. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:31 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.1578369° West, 36.5661659° North, depth 2.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.22 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73084010. Id of event: nc73084010.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, Morgan Hill, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter 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).
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 4 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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