A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.13 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 13:46:06 / October 13, 2018 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73096771. Id of event: nc73096771. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:46:06 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.175499° West, 36.5805016° North, depth 6.13 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 63 km (39 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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