A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73105381. Unique identifier: nc73105381. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.04 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:54:05 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 16:54:05 / November 2, 2018 @ 4:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -121.2949982° West, latitude 36.6730003° North, depth = 4.04 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Newman, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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