A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 12:34:09 / September 24, 2018 @ 12:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.98 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2083359 West, latitude 36.6023331 North, depth = 5.98 km. The temblor was detected at 04:34:09 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73089051. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73089051.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Gustine, Aptos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km NW of Pinnacles, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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