A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The temblor was detected at 09:02:54 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.21 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.21 km, -121.2993317° West, 36.6749992° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 17:02:54 / November 2, 2018 @ 5:02 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73105396. Id of event: nc73105396.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Scotts Valley, Newman. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 13 km S of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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