A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1756668° West, 36.5783348° North, depth 5.6 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:55 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73096731. Event ids that are associated: nc73096731. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 11:23:55 / October 13, 2018 @ 11:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, Morgan Hill, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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